Antoine Kombouaré new Toulouse coach

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Antoine Kombouaré, March 16, 2019. Fred Tanneau / AFP

Strasbourg, Valenciennes, Paris, Al-Hilal, Lens, Guingamp, Dijon and … Toulouse. The list of football clubs coached by Antoine Kombouaré will have a new name. The management of the Toulouse team made its appointment official Monday, October 14. The 55-year-old technician succeeds Alain Casanova. he arrives at the head of a team in perilous situation in Ligue 1: to date, the "Téfécé" has only two victories to his credit since the resumption of the championship.

Kombouare is the 8e coach of the era of President Olivier Sadran after Erick Mombaerts (2001-2006), Elie Baup, (2006-2008), Alain Casanova (2008-2015 and 2018-Oct 2019), Dominique Arribagé (2015-2016), Pascal Dupraz (2016- Jan 2018), and Mickaël Debève (Jan 2018- June 2018).

According to a source close to the club, comments that went " too far " played in the break between Casanova and the TFC. According to the Toulouse public prosecutor's office, an investigation after the media reported on death threats against Casanova, helped to highlight "Threats and invectives related to the classification of the club especially at the level of fan sites".

As part of the investigations, a minor was placed in police custody for "Broadcast on a site threats indifferently against his school and Mr. Casanova"added the parquet floor. This young person will only be finally "An alternative measure to prosecution", having assured "No intention to put" his threats "In execution"added the parquet floor. No complaints have been filed either by the former coach or the club.


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