Former French footballer Alaion Giresse is the new coach of Tunisia
It is already the sixth time that the 47-times international to get started as a coach. In september last year he resigned from Mali, his last employer, where he in 2015 began. Between 2010 and 2012 was Giresse also the responsible of the Malian national team. He was also coach of Georgia, Gabon and Senegal.
The 66-year-old Giresse must Tunisia to success in the Africa Cup in June. Then it will start the world cup qualification. The Tunisian football federation has an option to the contract, which runs until mid-2020, to renew.
Tunisia was at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia. Coach Nabil Maaloul stepped after the tournament. Faouzi Benzarti followed him. Tunisia has won all the matches under his guidance and qualified for the Africa Cup. To the great surprise decided the Tunisian bond in October, Benzarti, nevertheless, to dismiss.