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Coach Stanislav Cherchesov was among the nominees for the title of best coach of the year by the International football Federation (FIFA). This was reported in Twitter account organizations.
Other contenders for the award have become the main trainers of the national team of France Didier Deschamps and Croatia Zlatko Dalic that brought their national team to the final of the 2018 world Cup, and mentors of national teams of Belgium and of England, Roberto Martinez and Gareth Southgate.
Among the nominees also were club professionals — Massimiliano Allegri (Juventus), Josep Guardiola (Manchester city), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool), Diego Simeone (“Atletico”), Ernesto Valverde (Barcelona) and Zinedine Zidane (real Madrid).
In the calculation were taken the results shown from 3 July 2017-15 July 2018. The awards ceremony of FIFA will take place on 24 September in London.
Cherchesov has headed a national team of Russia in August 2016. Under his leadership, the team stopped a step away from the semifinals of the 2018 world Cup. In the match of 1/4 final, the Russians met with the national team of Croatia and lost in penalty shootouts with the score 3:4.
Video, photo All from Russia.