FC Nantes officially announced on Saturday December 26 the appointment for six months of former Blues coach Raymond Domenech as coach. ” I am very happy and very proud to join today a mythical French club like FC Nantes. I can not wait to get to work with the staff and do everything possible so that the club finds a place worthy of its rank », Confided the new technical boss of FCN, 68, on the club’s website.
FC Nantes announces today the appointment of Raymond Domenech as coach of the first team until the end of the 2020-2021 season.
– FC Nantes (@FCNantes) December 26, 2020
The technician, who is committed until the end of the 2020-2021 season with the club on the banks of the Erdre, thanks “ Especially “President Waldemar Kita for” this magnificent opportunity to find the grounds and start with this magnificent derby against Rennes on January 6 “. ” Go Nantes! Adds the former international full-back.
Absent from the Ligue 1 benches for… 27 years
Raymond Domenech succeeds Christian Gourcuff, sacked at the beginning of December, and thus becomes the 15e Nantes coach – not counting the interim ones – since the arrival of President Waldemar Kita in 2007. Nantes currently only occupy the 16e Ligue 1 place.
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Having become a media consultant, Raymond Domenech has not been in charge of a team since the strike of French players in Knysna (South Africa) during the 2010 World Cup, and has not been a club coach since Lyon (1988-1993).
” FC Nantes is happy to be able to count on the experience of Raymond Domenech for the rest of the 2020-2021 season », Welcomed Waldemar Kita, quoted in the press release. “ It is a carefully considered choice. I am convinced of the qualities that the former coach of the France team, used to high level, can bring to our club “, he added.