Carlos Queiroz was announced by the website as the best head coach of Asia in 2017.
“Carlos Queiroz is the only reason that Iran can be considered as a phenomenon in Russia’s 2018 World Cup. The presence of the head coach caused that Iranian national team has had significant progress over the past four years. Last year was an excellent year for Carlos Queiroz. Iranian national team had no defeats in 11 official matches in 2017 and conceded no goals in 12 consecutive matches and managed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Iran played against China, Russia and Venezuela in 2017. We must take off our hat to the former coach of Manchester United,” the website wrote.
In the list of the top five coaches of Asia in 2017, there is also another coach of an Iranian team, Branko Ivankovic.
According to the list, Branko Ivankovic sits in the fifth place.