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Patrice Beaumelle Leaves Ivory Coast Coaching Job

<strong>Patrice Beaumelle has left his role as Ivory Coast coach, the Normalization Committee of the Ivory Coast Football Federation (FIF) announced on Wednesday.

The 43-year-old was handed the job in 2020, after the FIF parted ways with Ibrahim Camara.

Beaumelle was in his second stint in the West African country, as he was assistant to his compatriot Herve Renard when the Elephants won the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

He has worked extensively with Renard and was his assistant when Zambia won the title three years earlier, in 2012.

His previous job was in Morocco where he served as national team’s assistant coach and left by mutual consent in July 2019.

The Frenchman final match in charge was the 3-0 defeat to England in an international friendly played in March.

In a statement on social media, Beaumelle thanked the fans, players and members of the Federation for their efforts under him.

Ivory Coast’s coaching job was Beaumelle second national team post in Africa after a short stint with the Zambia national team in 2013.

He took charge of 10 internationals with a record of three wins, three draws and four defeats with Chipolopolo.



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