Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has been shortlisted by FIFA for this year’s The Best FIFA’s Men Coach of the Year Award 

The 43- year-old guided Algeria to win their second Africa Cup of Nations trophy in Egypt.

The Carthage Eagles of Algeria defeated the Teranga  Lions of Senegal by 1-0 in the finals.

Belmadi masterminded a side which only conceded two goals en route to the title.

His remarkable work has seen him nominated for FIFA’ best coach of the Year alongside Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp, Mauricio Pochettino and Tite. 

The world football governing body will host their annual awards on 23 September in Milan this year.

The Best FIFA Men’s Coach nominees : Djamel Belmadi (Algeria), Didier Deschamps (France), Marcelo Gallardo (River Plate), Ricardo Gareca (Peru), Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool), Mauricio Pochettino (Tottenham), Fernando Santos (Portugal), Erik ten Hag (Ajax), Tite (Brazil).