By Uche Dozie
Frenchman Didier Six has been appointed the new head coach of Guinea national team after several several lookings of different coaches.
Initially, 87 coaches had applied for the coaching job however it was Didier Six who was chosen to replace Belgian Paul Put who was sacked and banned by the Guinea Football Federation last month.
According to sources in Guinea, Six has been given a two-year contract and is mandated to qualify Guinea to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
The 64 years old manager is expected to begin his journey officially in November against Mali, in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Six formerly managed the Togo National team between 2011 and 2014 at a time they reached the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa in 2013
He served as the Technical Director of Mauritius in 2015 were he was banned a month into the job after a red card in a match.
Six won over 50 caps for France and played at Marseille, VfB Stuttgart in the Bundesliga and for one season at Aston Villa as a sprightly left winger.
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