The 64-year-old is joined on the shortlist by Wydad Casablanca manager Hussein Amotta, whose side have lifted the CAF Champions League title, and 2018 AFCON winner Hugo Broos.
Egypt manager Héctor Cúper who lead Egypt to Wolrd Cup is also listed and TP Mazembe’s Mihayo Kazembe who led the Congolese side to the CAF Confederation Cup title.
Shortlist for nominees:
Hector Cuper (Egypt)
Gernot Rohr (Nigeria)
Hugo Broos (Cameroun)
Mihayo Kazembe (TP Mazembe)
Hussein Amotta (Wydad Casablanca)