Final three shortlist for coach of the year award revealed
The final three nominees for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award have been revealed, with 2016 big winners in Europe nominated.
Leicester City’s Claudio Ranieri, Portugal coach Fernando Santos and Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane have been shortlisted for the FIFA coach of the year award.
The list of names was trimmed from ten to three, with one to be honoured as The Best in Zurich on Monday 9 January.
Luis Enrique, Diego Simeone, Chris Coleman, Jurgen Klopp, Mauricio Pochettino, Didier Deschamps and Pep Guardiola had also been on the shortlist before it was narrowed down to the final three nominees.
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Ranieri led the Foxes to Premier League title last season against all odds, Santos lef Portugal to Euro 2016 glory despite Portugal not being one of the favorites while Zidane famously led Real Madrid to Champions League glory.