Cote d’Ivoire name Frenchman Jean-Louis Gasset as new coach.

Written by on May 25, 2022

Frenchman Jean-Louis Gasset has been appointed the new coach of the Cote d’Ivoire senior national football team, the Elephants.

The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) appointed the experienced coach to replace his compatriot Patrice Beaumelle.

The 68-year-old signed a one-year contract to take charge of the Elephants as major assignments loom ahead for the national team.

His main task is to win the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) as Cote d’Ivoire will be hosting the continent’s flagship football event.

Former Cote d’Ivoire international midfielder Emerse Faé will assist the Frenchman during the period.

Seun Fakorede

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