Algeria holds three finalists, Hervé Renard ruled out

Algeria holds three finalists, Hervé Renard ruled out

After the departure of Djamel Belmadi, Algeria is looking for its future coach. The president of the Federation Walid Sadi set up a commission responsible for carrying out the research. And among the twenty applications received, three of them seem to stand out. But the name of the Frenchman Hervé Renard is no longer mentioned.

Marked by its failure in the group stage of the CAN, for the second consecutive edition, Algeria must prepare for the future. The Algerian Football Federation (FAF) no longer wishes to continue the adventure with Djamel Belmadi. This is why the president of the body Walid Sadi set up a commission responsible for finding the future coach of the Fennecs, with certain criteria already defined. “ The next coach must have character and above all know Algerian football », Warned commission member Mohamed Maouche, contacted by the APS at the start of the week.

Then this Friday, following a first meeting, this same manager revealed the receipt of numerous files. “ We received around twenty CVs from coaches of different levels to supervise the national team, he confided to National Radio. The task is not easy, you have to choose the name of a coach based on specific criteria such as professional background and language. » The commission still has ten days to decide, before the final decision of President Walid Sadi.

Two Portuguese in the running

The Algerian football boss may have to choose among the three finalists listed by the Competition newspaper. The Belgian Hugo Broos, semi-finalist of the current CAN with South Africa, would have caught the attention of the FAF. Just like the Portuguese José Peseiro, current CAN finalist with Nigeria, and Carlos Queiroz, notably known as the former assistant to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. To believe that the track Hervé Renard is no longer relevant even though we know that the coach of the French women's team will not extend his contract after the Paris Olympic Games this summer.

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