The list for FIFA Coach of the Year 2014 has been announced. Many different managers will hope that it will be them who will take home the trophy.
Here, we take a look at five possible candidates for the FIFA Coach of the Year.
5. Antonio Conte
Italian manager Antonio Conte is one manager that could win Coach of the Year. During the 2013/14 season, he led Juventus to yet another Serie A title. He left in the summer of 2014, to take over the Italian National side. With his managerial talents leading Juventus to the Italian title, could Conte be crowned Coach of the Year?
4. Manuel Pellegrini
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is another manager that could be crowned Coach of the Year. In his first season at the helm of Manchester City, he won them the Premier League title and Capital One Cup. Could the Argentine add the Coach of the Year trophy to his collection?
3. Diego Simeone
After a truly historic season, Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone is another candidate for FIFA Coach of the Year. Under his guidance, Atletico Madrid won the Liga BBVA title, surprisingly beating Real Madrid and Barcelona to the title. They also reached the final of the Champions League, losing to Spanish rivals, Real Madrid.
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2. Carlo Ancelotti
The second Italian on the list, Carlo Ancelotti could be named FIFA Coach of the Year. At Real Madrid, he led the Spanish side to 'La Decima'; their 10th Champions League title. Although a poor league display saw Real losing out to Madrid rivals, Atletico, Ancelotti is among the front runners for Coach of the Year.
1. Joachim Low
The front runner for FIFA Coach of the Year is Joachim Low. 2014 saw Low win the biggest prize in football; the World Cup. Under his management, Germany won their 4th World Cup, and their first since 1990. As he is now a World champion, could Joachim Low win the FIFA Coach of the year?
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