Keshi’s name missing as Côte d’Ivoire shortlists 5 for post of National coach


Abidjan – The Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) has shortlisted five persons for the post of head coach of the national team, the Elephants, PANA reported from Abidjan on Tuesday and the name of Nigeria’s Super Eagles’s coach Stephen Keshi was not among the shortlisted candidates.

The shortlisted candidates are Patrice Neveu, Paolo Duarte, Michel Dussuyer, Henry Kasperczak and Frédéric Antonetti.

FIF said a further shortlist of three candidates will soon be released before the final selection.

Hervé Renard resigned as coach of the Elephants after leading Côte d’Ivoire to its second continental title in February. He is now with French league club Lille.

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