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Kasperczak appointed coach of Tunisia


has officially been appointed as coach of , replacing Belgian Georges Leekens who left his post towards the end of June.

The former Poland international last coached Mali, exiting the 2015 African Cup of Nations in the group stages via drawing of lots, before eventually parting ways with the West African nation after a disagreement with the football federation.

Kasperczak, who was reportedly on the final three-man shortlist to coach Cote d’Ivoire, returns to the Carthage Eagles for a second spell, penning a three year deal in the process.

The 69-year-old’s first spell in North Africa saw him lead the side to a silver medal in the 1996 African Cup of Nations, as well as a FIFA World Cup finals berth in France 1998.

It is also worth mentioning that Kasperczak has had a staggering seven stints in Africa since kickstarting his coaching career in 1979.

Al Ahly fanatic and Italian football aficionado. Working on a degree in Business Administration at the American University in Cairo.

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