French Ligue 1 Side Sochaux Name Zambia Coach Herve Renard As New Manager
Posted On Monday, 7th October 2013
French side Sochaux have appointed Zambia coach Herve Renard as new manager, GHANAsoccernet.com confirm.
The Zambian Football Federation released the French gaffer on Monday to allow him to accept his the vacant post at Sochaux.
Sochaux had been courting the 45-year-old from the start of the season and Eric Hely’s axing last month made things clears though former Stade Rennes manager Frederic Antonette was also being considered for the post.
Sochaux have released a statement on their website confirming the appointment of the former Ghana physical instructor, handing him the club till the end of the season.
He will be officially outdoored and presented to the club’s fans on Friday.
Renard failed to qualify Zambia to the 2014 World Cup after losing to the Black Stars in Kumasi in the World Cup decider last month.