The Best FIFA Football Awards™

The Best FIFA Football Awards™

Monday 23 September 2019, Milan

The Best FIFA Men's Coach

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The ten-man shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach 2019 award - based on their respective achievements during the period from 16 July 2018 to 19 July 2019 inclusive - was compiled by a panel of experts in men’s football.

Voting to decide the winner took place from 31 July to 19 August 2019 and was equally weighted between fans, journalists, national team coaches and captains.

The three finalists for each award were revealed in an event at the San Siro stadium in Milan on Monday 2 September, with all award winners revealed at The Best FIFA Football Awards show in Milan on 23 September.

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The Finalists
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Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola

MANCHESTER CITY

Won domestic treble of Premier League, League Cup and FA Cup

Became first manager to achieve this feat

Reached UEFA Champions League quarter-finals

Pep Guardiola
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Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp

LIVERPOOL

Won UEFA Champions League title

Guided side to second in Premier League, with remarkable 97 points

Side lost just once in the league all season

Jurgen Klopp
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Mauricio Pochettino
Mauricio Pochettino

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR

Guided his side to first ever UEFA Champions League final

Finished fourth in the Premier League

Reached League Cup semi-finals

Mauricio Pochettino
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The other candidates
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Djamel Belmadi
Djamel Belmadi

ALGERIA NATIONAL TEAM

Led country to second ever CAF Africa Cup of Nations title

Side conceded just two goals en route to title

Team lost just one game under him in period under consideration for award

Djamel Belmadi
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Didier Deschamps
Didier Deschamps

FRANCE NATIONAL TEAM

Guided side to top of UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying group

Oversaw impressive wins against Netherlands and Germany

Les Bleus currently second in FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking

Didier Deschamps
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Marcelo Gallardo
Marcelo Gallardo

RIVER PLATE

Won the 2018 Copa Libertadores

Guided side to Copa Argentina semi-finals, third in FIFA Club World Cup

Led team to fourth in Argentinian top flight

Marcelo Gallardo
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Ricardo Gareca
Ricardo Gareca

PERU NATIONAL TEAM 

Guided Peru to Copa America final

Silver medal best continental performance since 1975

Masterminded impressive Copa America victories against Bolivia and Chile

Ricardo Gareca
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Fernando Santos
Fernando Santos

PORTUGAL NATIONAL TEAM

Guided side to UEFA Nations League title

Saw off Switzerland and Netherlands in inaugural Nations League semi-final and final

His team went unbeaten in all ten games in 2018/19 (period of 16 July 2018 up to 19 July 2019)

Fernando Santos
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Erik ten Hag
Erik ten Hag

AJAX

Led side to domestic league and cup double

Reached semi-finals of UEFA Champions League

Club’s first double since 2002, first Champions League semi-final since 1997

Erik ten Hag
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Tite
Tite

BRAZIL NATIONAL TEAM

Won 2019 Copa America title

His side conceded just once in entire tournament, in the final

Team scored 15 goals in six games en route to victory

Tite
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