Free of any contract after a season at Celtic, the winner of the 2015 CAN has already tipped to the other side. He is the assistant coach of the local selection of Ivory Coast who is preparing for the CHAN 2018 qualifiers. All but a surprise.
"The President of the Federation informs the clubs, the sports public and the press that as part of his training as a coach, Kolo Touré starts a practical training course in the National and Local Selections of Ivory Coast. Holder of the UEFA B License, he will be assisting the Coach Kamara Ibrahim as an assistant in the CHAN 2018 qualifiers while preparing for the UEFA A License ". Kolo Touré is no longer really a footballer, but not yet a coach. And it was at his home, in Ivory Coast and with the national teams, that Abib, his real first name, decided to embark on a career.
At 1 month of the end of the mercato and the start of the championships we will take clarify the situation of our academicians with their respective clubs.
Some like Raouf Benguit, Karim hafez and others are either under negotiation or on testing. So there will surely be other changes before August 31, 2017, the date of the closing of the transfer window.
Will or will not leave? It is the question that constantly ask the supporters usmistes on the future of Raouf Benguit in the club after the end of his period of loan. Contacted by us, the young US midfielder clarifies the situation by confiding that he will stay at the USMA for another season. He also spoke to us about several topics.
First, what is your news?
Like all other players, I'm on holiday. I take full advantage before the resumption of the off season preparation.
Your future continues to be topical in the usmist entourage, can you give us some clarification on this subject?
Frankly, there is nothing concrete. I was on vacation abroad, I came home yesterday, I do not know anything yet. But what is certain, I'm off to continue the adventure with the USMA.
After several failures in the negotiations between his club, Lierse SK (Belgium), and Racing Club de Lens, the 21-year-old left side will, according to footmercato.net, finally put on the blood-and-gold jersey.
The player must be loaned again, but with a call option included in the transaction. Hafez is even expected for a medical visit to Lens on the 10th of August, but without formalization, it is necessary to do so as soon as possible.
This summer, discussions have taken place with Freiburg, still interested in the recent days according to the German press. The player has not been used by Lierse since the beginning of the season. The Belgian club sought to part with it to collect a significant sum of money, but obviously, the watch turns ...