2017 World's Best National Team Coach: Carlos Queiroz at 7th Place
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran national football team's head coach Carlos Queiroz sits in seventh place at the world's best national team coach in 2017.
The Germany-based International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) has announced its annual World's Best National Team Coach ranking, and Joachim Low won it a second time after claiming the title in 2014.
The Germany boss, who guided a young team to the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup title, received 299 points from experts in 91 countries, beating Brazil boss Tite to first place.
Low collected more than double Tite's points, with the Brazilian finishing on 125 points, while Spain's Julen Lopetegui completed the podium with 62 points.
Carlos Queiroz, who guided Iran to its fifth World Cup qualification in history, was voted into seventh place after receiving 26 points.
1 – Joaquim LÖW (Germany) with 299 points
2 – Adenor Leonardo Bacchi « TITE » (Brazil) with 125 points
3 – Julen LOPETEGUI (Spain) with 62 points
4 – Fernando SANTOS (Portugal) with 50 points
5 – Didier DESCHAMPS (France) with 28 points,
6 – Roberto MARTINEZ (Belgium) with 28 points
7 – Carlos QUEIROZ (Iran) with 26 points
8 – Hector CUPER (Egypt) with 24 points
9 – Juan Antonio PIZZI (Chile) with 16 points
10- Hugo BROOS (Cameroon) with 11 points