expected at the head of the Blue, Renard leaves the Saudi selection

expected at the head of the Blue, Renard leaves the Saudi selection

Hervé Renard should succeed Corinne Deacon at Les Bleues. ANDREW BOYERS / PANORAMIC

Nothing stands in the way of the appointment of the 54-year-old technician at the head of the French women’s team.

This time is the right one? Announced close to the Blue for several weeks, and even “in good positionTo succeed Corinne Deacon by Jean-Michel Aulas, more than aware of this file, Hervé Renard was until now still the coach of Saudi Arabia. And the length of the suspense was starting to seem worrying… Except that the 54-year-old technician resigned from his post and said to himself “determined to return to France to lead a national team there“Said a source inside the Saudi federation to AFP. The match against Bolivia (1-1) on Tuesday will therefore be the 41st but also the last for Renard at the head of a selection of which he took the reins in 2019, culminating in this victory against Leo Messi’s Argentina at the 2022 World Cup.

Former coach of Sochaux and Lille, Hervé Renard has led many selections since his debut as a coach, particularly in Africa (Zambia, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Angola). If necessary, he would therefore succeed Corinne Deacon, landed on March 9 after a revolt led by several executives of the France team. And this while the Blues have their sights set on the World Cup next summer, in Australia and New Zealand.


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