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The IFFHS World's Best National Coach is an association football award given annually, since 1996, to the most outstanding club coach as voted by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS). The votes, in 1996, were cast by IFFHS's editorial staff as well as experts from 89 countries spanning six different continents. Since then, the votes are now awarded by 81 experts and selected editorial offices from all of the continents.

List of winnersEdit

 
Berti Vogts was the recipient of the first edition of the award in 1996.

Below is a list of the previous winners and runners-up since the first award in 1996.[1][2]

 
Vicente del Bosque is a record four-time winner of the award.
Year Winning coach Winning coach's national team Runner-up coach Runner-up coach's national team Source
1996   Berti Vogts Germany   Velibor Milutinović Mexico [2]
1997   Mário Zagallo Brazil   Javier Clemente Spain [2]
1998   Aimé Jacquet France   Miroslav Blažević Croatia [2]
1999   Wanderley Luxemburgo Brazil   Jozef Chovanec Czech Republic [2]
2000   Roger Lemerre France   Humberto Coelho Portugal [2]
2001   Marcelo Bielsa Argentina   Sven-Göran Eriksson England [2]
2002   Luiz Felipe Scolari Brazil   Guus Hiddink South Korea [2]
2003   Jacques Santini France   Karel Brückner Czech Republic [2]
2004   Otto Rehhagel Greece   Marcelo Bielsa Argentina [2]
2005   Carlos Alberto Parreira Brazil   Marco van Basten Netherlands [2]
2006   Marcello Lippi Italy   Raymond Domenech France [2]
2007   Dunga Brazil [1]
2008   Luis Aragonés Spain [1]
2009   Vicente del Bosque Spain [1]
2010   Vicente del Bosque (2) Spain [1]
2011   Óscar Washington Tabárez Uruguay [1]
2012   Vicente del Bosque (3) Spain [1]
2013   Vicente del Bosque (4) Spain   Joachim Löw Germany [3]
2014   Joachim Löw Germany   Alejandro Sabella Argentina [4]
2015   Jorge Sampaoli Chile   Joachim Löw Germany [5]
2016   Fernando Santos Portugal   Lars Lagerbäck Iceland [6]
2017   Joachim Löw (2) Germany   Tite Brazil [7]
2018   Didier Deschamps France   Zlatko Dalić Croatia [8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Former Results". IFFHS. Retrieved 13 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Erik Garin (2 August 2007). "IFFHS' World's Best Coaches of the Year 1996-2006: National Team Coaches". RSSSF.com. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  3. ^ "THE WORLD'S BEST NATIONAL COACH 2013". iffhs.de. 22 January 2014. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  4. ^ Robert Ley (22 January 2015). "THE WORLD'S BEST NATIONAL COACH 2014". iffhs.de. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  5. ^ "THE WORLD'S BEST NATIONAL COACH 2015". iffhs.de. 6 January 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  6. ^ Robert Ley (27 December 2016). "THE WORLD'S BEST NATIONAL COACH 2016: Fernando Santos". iffhs.de. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  7. ^ "THE WORLD'S BEST NATIONAL COACH 2017: SECOND AWARD FOR JOAQUIM LÖW!". IFFHS. 5 December 2017. Retrieved 7 December 2017.
  8. ^ "IFFHS AWARDS 2018 – THE WORLD'S BEST NATIONAL COACH 2018 : DIDIER DESCHAMPS WORLD CHAMPION". IFFHS. 29 November 2018. Retrieved 29 November 2018.