Salah, Mane Battle van Dijk, Messi, Ronaldo, Others for 2019 FIFA Best Footballer of the Year Awards

By Daily Sports on July 31, 2019

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Liverpool trio Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Virgil van Dijk, and Tottenham’s Harry Kane are in the running for the men’s prize in the 2019 FIFA Best Footballer of the Year Awards.

Former Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard is also on the 10-strong list that includes Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

England’s Lucy Bronze and Ellen White are contenders in the women’s category.

The winners will be revealed on 23 September, following a public vote.

Lionesses manager Phil Neville and US head coach Jill Ellis have been nominated as best women’s coach.

Ellis, who this week announced she will step down, guided the US women’s team to back-to-back World Cup titles, while Neville led the Lionesses to a fourth-place finish in France.

English-born Paul Riley is also nominated as the manager of women’s side North Carolina Courage.

Premier League managers Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino have been nominated for the best men’s coach award.

Full men’s player shortlist

Virgil van Dijk, Netherlands

Sadio Mane, Senegal

Mohamed Salah, Egypt

Harry Kane, England

Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal

Lionel Messi, Argentina

Matthijs de Ligt, Netherlands

Frenkie de Jong, Netherlands

Kylian Mbappe, France

Eden Hazard, Belgium

Full women’s player shortlist

Lucy Bronze, England

Julie Ertz, United States

Caroline Graham Hansen, Norway

Ada Hegerberg, Norway

Amandine Henry, France

Sam Kerr, Australia

Rose Lavelle, United States

Vivianne Miedema, Netherlands

Alex Morgan, United States

Megan Rapinoe, United States

Wendie Renard, France

Ellen White, England

Full women’s coaches shortlist

Phil Neville, England

Jill Ellis, United States

Milena Bertolini, Italy

Peter Gerhardsson, Sweden

Futoshi Ikeda, Japan

Antonia Is, Spain

Joe Montemurro, Arsenal

Reynald Pedros, Lyon

Paul Riley, North Carolina Courage

Sarina Wiegman, Netherlands

Full men’s coaches shortlist

Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool

Pep Guardiola, Manchester City

Mauricio Pochettino, Tottenham

Djamel Belmadi, Algeria

Didier Deschamps, France

Marcelo Gallardo, River Plate

Ricardo Gareca, Peru

Fernando Santos, Portugal

Erik Ten Hag, Ajax

Tite, Brazil

•Adapted from a BBC report.

•Photo shows Salah and Mane

Source Daily Sports

Posted July 31, 2019


 

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