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Sebastien Migne resigns as Congo Brazzaville coach

Former French footballer and current coach, Sebastien Migne, resigns as head coach of Republic of Congo, after one year in charge.

Migne was hired in March of last year in a two-year-deal, as a replacement of Pierre Lechantre. He was in charge of for seven international games, but only managed to win one against Guinea Bissau.

The 45-year-old decided to leave his post reciting poor working conditions and different views with the Congo Football Federation.

“I would like to thank all the people who gave me their support and the opportunity to train this team, with a special gratitude to sports minister, Léon-Alfred Opimbat,” said Migne.

He added, “I would have liked to stay longer in the quest to reach the 2019 African Cup of Nations, but it is unfortunately impossible. I wish the team all the best of luck and remain convinced in their ability to qualify.”

The Frenchman worked as an assistant to Claude LeRoy until November 2015. In 2015, he helped to guide the country to it’s first African Cup of Nations since 2000, where they managed to qualify to the quarter finals, but were knocked out by the Democratic Republic of Congo.

A pre-med student majoring in applied kinesiology at Rutgers University, Reporter at KingFut and a devoted Real Madrid fan.

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