Lionel Scaloni has been named the South American Coach of the Year.
Prestigious media outlet El País has announced that Argentina national team coach Lionel Scaloni has been named as the South American Coach of the Year, and by some distance. The award is given annualy and Scaloni finished ahead of Palmeiras coach Abel Ferreira.
Scaloni received 107 votes as Ferreira received 35 votes. Winning the FIFA World Cup and the Finalissima in 2022, Scaloni was also named as FIFA The Best Men’s Coach of the Year, having won the award last month.
His reign as Argentina coach will continue with two friendly matches this month.