Luis Fernandez shortlisted for DR Congo job

first_imgFormer Paris Saint Germain and Athletic Bilbao coach Luis Fernandez has been shortlisted by the Republic Democratic of Congo Football Federation as one of the candidates to replace Claude Le Roy who officially resigned during the weekend as the team’s head coach.The Leopards have crashed out of the 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign and officials say focus is now on how to build a strong and competitive outfit for future engagements.Another name on the list is Pierre Lechantre, also a Frenchman, who won the 2000 Africa Cup of Nations with Cameroon and was closed to claiming Senegal’s job last year.Fernandez, who last worked in Israel as the national team coach, says he is open to propositions from the Congolese authorities.The central African team will play their final match of the World Cup qualifying against Togo on September 6 in Lome.last_img

first_imgFormer Paris Saint Germain and Athletic Bilbao coach Luis Fernandez has been shortlisted by the Republic Democratic of Congo Football Federation as one of the candidates to replace Claude Le Roy who officially resigned during the weekend as the team’s head coach.The Leopards have crashed out of the 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign and officials say focus is now on how to build a strong and competitive outfit for future engagements.Another name on the list is Pierre Lechantre, also a Frenchman, who won the 2000 Africa Cup of Nations with Cameroon and was closed to claiming Senegal’s job last year.Fernandez, who last worked in Israel as the national team coach, says he is open to propositions from the Congolese authorities.The central African team will play their final match of the World Cup qualifying against Togo on September 6 in Lome.last_img

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