The Football 7 Awards is the main prize of the international football 7 and recognizes the best in the world in the season that was played with nine international competitions in 2018. The award has been offered since 2011 and has the biggest names in the sport. The vote will be held until December 31 with the participation of 30 personalities chosen in the middle of the sport and the announcement will be on January 3. The voting deadline has been extended by the International Football 7 Federation for further dissemination. There are 08 prizes with 03 nominees and the Trophy "Loco Martinez" dedicated to the most beautiful goal of the international season in 2018.
The coach of the Mexico and Leonas team led the young team to the unbeaten Central America Cup title, to the world championship runner-up of clubs, and to Mexico being awarded the bronze medal in the Copa America and Football 7 World Cup. for working with athletes from 16 to 21 years and achieved incredible goals throughout the year.
André Hoepers (Brazil)
The coach was champion for Figueirense / Paula Ramos in the League of the Americas and in the World Club Championship, besides conquering the Nations Cup and the FIF7 World Cup by the Brazilian National Team. It was the winner of the Football 7 Awards in 2017, being awarded as the best in the world.
Maksin Kovalchuk (Marus FC / Russia)
The Russian coach showed great technical knowledge and great command in front of the team of Marus FC (Russia) in the European Championship of Clubs, being chosen the best of the championship and taking the team to the European vice-championship.
best coach of the women's category