A shortlist of ten candidates for the FIFA's Women's Coach of the Year was compiled by experts from FIFA's Committee for Women's Football and the FIFA Women’s World Cup and a group of experts from France Football. It was revealed on 25 October.
A shortlist of three coaches from this was revealed on 29 November. You can read short profiles for each of the candidates below. Journalists, national coaches and captains will now vote for the winner of FIFA Women’s Coach of the Year from this list.
A list of ten male candidates for the FIFA Coach of the Year award was also revealed on 29 October. These were drawn up by the Committee for Women’s Football and FIFA Women’s World Cup and by the FIFA Football Committee, as well as by a group of experts from France Football.
The voting process will follow that of their counterparts in the women's game, after shortlist of three was also revealed on 29 November.