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5 Original African Coaches Representing Africa in Qatar

Post by : Leah Achieng

Head coach Aliou Cisse of Senegal during the International Friendly match between Senegal and Bolivia at Omnisport on September 24, 2022. AFP

Africa is a continent that has seen centuries long of oppression and unfair treatment. However the continent is making huge strides in ensuring that it curves a place for itself on the global Map. During the oncoming World cup, Africa will be for the first time be represented purely by African coaches. This is the first time that this feat is being achieved. Most of the National teams across African countries, Foreigners have been hired to coach the national teams. This  however is not the case with the 5 countries who qualified for the Qatar 2022 world Cup.

Our Sports Team has dedicated its resources in researching about this true sons of Africa( coaches)who are expected to make the African continent proud.

Aliou Cisse is the head coach of Senegal and he will be in Qatar on November 2022, a few months after lifting the precious Africa Cup of Nations trophy with Senegal.

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Cisse is an experienced manager and there are no doubts that he will give European managers sleepless nights when the tournament kicks off. Cisse played for Senegal back in the day and the time has now come for him to lead his country to glory.

Rigobert Song is the former Cameroon footballer and he also happens to be Alex Song’s uncle. After retiring, Song took up a challenge and that was to be the head coach of the Cameroon national team.

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Song has a big task ahead of him considering this will be his first major tournament as a coach. Will he prevail or will he bow out early in the group stages?

Jalel Kadri is a Tunisian international and he will also be on the touchlines in Qatar when the 2022 World Cup kicks off in November.Kadri is not known by many people and he was promoted recently from an assistant coach to head coach of the Tunisia national team.

After making 15 appearances and scoring twice for the Ghana national team, it will be Otto Addo’s turn to lead his country from the touchlines in Qatar.Oddo took the responsibility of leading the Black Stars in 2022 after taking some intense lessons in Germany at Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Monchengladbach.

Walid Regragui is the head coach of the Morocco national team and he will lead his side for the first time in a major tournament in Qatar.

Morocco has quality players and Regragui will be hoping that his team will progress past the group stages into the knockout stages.

We wish this coaches all the best as they head out to conquer the world.

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