Erstwhile France player Alain Giresse was pronounced as Tunisia mentor by the nation’s football Federation yesterday subsequently penning down a 18-month contract.
This is Alain Giresse 6th job as a national team mentor after past work with Georgia, Gabon, Mali (2x) & Senegal.
Alain Giresse is to take Tunisia to the African Nations Cup finals next year, before the beginning of preparation for the coming World Cup. His agreement keeps running till June 2020 with a choice to extend, the federation revealed.
Tunisia played in the current year’s World Cup in Russia however mentor Nabil Maaloul quit after the competition.
His substitute Faouzi Benzarti was relieved in October in spite of the country to have book a place in 2019 Nations Cup competition earlier.
Giresse played along Michel Platini in france midfiled at the 1984 European Championship winning side & played 47 times for his nation. He subsequently instructed at Toulouse & Paris St Germain.