La Fédération Ivoirienne de Football informe de ce que, à partir de ce jour, Monsieur Sabri LAMOUCHI est nommé Sélectionneur et Entraîneur de l’Equipe nationale A, en remplacement de Monsieur François ZAHOUI.
The FIF informed us that from today, Sabri Lamouchi is named Coach and Manager of the National A Team, replacing François Zahoui.
Sabri Lamouchi and Didier Drodgba during the introduction of the new Côte d'Ivoire football coach
This announcement unleashed a wave of reaction in the Ivorian press as well on the internet and social networks. On his blog, Cyriac Gbogou wondered:
Pourquoi Zahoui François a t-il été limogé?
Why has François Zahoui been dismissed?
A Facebook page demanding the return of François Zahoui has been created. Similarly, An Internet petition to say ‘No’ to Lamouchi has even seen the light of day. Bamba Moussa invites Internet users to read the petition:
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