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Sports World News of Monday, 30 January 2017


Michel Dusuyer quits Ivorian job

Michel Dussuyer has resigned as coach of Ivory Coast after the defending champions failed to advance from the group stage at the African Nations Cup in Gabon. The Frenchman’s exit was confirmed by the Ivory Coast Football Federation on Sunday. Dussuyer was in charge of the Ivorian team for just 18 months, having taken over the African champions from Herve Renard.

Ivory Coast were eliminated from the ongoing African Nations Cup without winning a game. They only managed draws against Togo and Congo and lost to Renard’s current team, Morocco. That loss to Morocco made certain that Ivory Coast were knocked out. Dussuyer previously coached the Guinea and Benin national