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The Ivorian Football Federation( FIF) will not renew their head coach expired contract of Patrice Beaumelle ahead of the African of Cup 2023 which the country is hosting, Felels247.com confirms.
There responsibilities that the Two-time African champions Cote d’Ivoire have decided to get their former international and Leicester City assistant coach Kolo Toure as the new head coach if anything goes by according to a close source from Abdijan.
The Frenchman’s contract deal with the West African country expired last week and he leaves the post after two years in charge.
The Ivorian football federation (FIF), which is run by a Normalisation Committee, decided on recent setbacks suffered by the Elephants in the world Cup Qualifiers and AFCON.
Patrice Beaumelle who was appointed in March 2020 failed to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and Cote d’Ivoire was eliminated from the 2021 African Cup of Nations in the round of 16.
The Elephants will likely select a new manager before qualification for AFCON 2023 begins, a tournament that will be hosted by Ivory Coast.