Gourcuff named as Algeria coach

Gourcuff named as Algeria coach

Algiers (AFP) – Former Lorient coach Christian Gourcuff has succeeded Vahid Halilhodzic as coach of Algeria, the Algerian football federation has announced.

Gourcuff has been handed a contract leading up to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, with a more immediate target the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco.

Over more than 25 years in management Gourcuff has coached Lorient on three separate occasions.

p>Halilhodzic stood down after leading Algeria to the last 16 at the World Cup for the first time. The Bosnian has taken up a job with Turkish side Trabzonspor.

Sports & RecreationSoccerChristian GourcuffAlgeriaVahid Halilhodzic

Source: “AFP”

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