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Former Al Ahly boss Carteron nominated for CAF Coach of the Year award

Former Al Ahly boss Carteron nominated for CAF Coach of the Year award
Former Al Ahly manager has been nominated for the 2018 award after his short stint with the Reds.

French manager Carteron took over Al Ahly last June, replacing Hossam El-Badry, and guided them to the CAF Champions League final, which the Reds lost to Esperance.

READ: Three Egyptians nominated for 2018 CAF Player of the Year award

Overall, Carteron led Al Ahly in 21 games across all competitions, winning 12, drawing five, while losing three, before being sacked following the Reds’ elimination from the Arab Club Championship.

However, Al Ahly’s performances in the CAF Champions League, earned him a nomination for the 2018 CAF Coach of the Year award alongside former Al Ahly and current Raja Casablanca boss Juan Carlos Garrido.

Photo: Mohamed Mahmoud/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Esperance manager Moine Chaabani, Herve Renard of Morocco, Nigeria’s coach Gernot Rohr, and Senegal national team manager Aliou Cisse have also made the list.

Mauritania’s Corentin Martins and Madagascar boss Nicolas Dupuis were also nominated after they guided their countries to their first ever Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

The winner will be announced during the Awards Gala ceremony, which will be held on Tuesday, 8 January 2019 in Dakar, Senegal.

It’s worth mentioning that last year’s winner was former Egypt manager Hector Cuper, who is currently in charge of the Uzbekistan national team.

Full list:

1. Corentin Martins (Mauritania)
2. Florent Ibenge (AS Vita & DR Congo)
3. Juan Carlos Garrido (Raja Club Athletic)
4. Moine Chaabani (Esperance)
5. Nicolas Dupuis (Madagascar)
6. Patrice Carteron (Al Ahly)
7. Rachid Taoussi (ES Sétif)
8. Herve Renard (Morocco)
9. Aliou Cisse (Senegal)
10. Gernot Rohr (Nigeria)

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