Coach Le Roy quits Congo

Published On 19/11/2015 | By Ravi Pahalwani | AFCON, Africa, Congo-Brazzaville, Europe, International, Latest News, Top Stories

Frenchman Claude Le Roy has quit as coach of the Republic of Congo after leading them to the third phase of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

The much travelled 67-year-old explained to AFP, after a 6-4 aggregate win over Ethiopia saw them through round two of regional World Cup qualifiers:¬†“After two great years here I’ve decided to move on to other adventures,”

He leaves the talented Congo side in the last phase of qualification after finishing top of their qualifying group. Furthermore, he leaves the team in good shape with a historic of high of 55th place in the latest FIFA rankings.

Le Roy has coached nations at eight Africa Cup of Nations finals and most recently led Congo to the semi-finals of the 2015 edition.



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