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EX-Uganda Cranes Head Coach Sebastien Desabre Sacked By Wydad Casablanca, Set To Take Over At Ivory Coast

February 25, 2020

Wydad Casablanca have sacked former Uganda Cranes head coach Sebastien Desabre after only six games in charge.

The French tactician was shown exit following Wydad’s 3-2 defeat to Youssoufia Berrechid last Saturday.

Desabre was appointed last month but only managed to win two games and one draw, losing the other three.

It is understood that former Villarreal, Al Ahly and Raja Casablanca coach Juan Carlos Garrido will replace Desabre with his immediate assignment being the CAF Champions League quarter final against Etoile du Sahel on Saturday.

Desabre is set to become the new head coach of the Ivory Coast national team ahead of the forthcoming International break.

The two time AFCON winners are currently without a coach after partying ways Ibrahim Kamara last week.

This will be Desabre’s second stint in the West African nation having previously coached at ASEC Mimosas between 2010-12.

The 43-year old has in the recent past coached at Ismaily SC, Recreativo Libolo, Cotton Sport, Esperance de Tunis and Pyramids FC among others

Desabre was named head coach of the Uganda national team in December 2017, prior to the 2018 African Nations Championship competition, replacing Micho Sredojevic.

The 43-year-old guided the Cranes to the 2019 AFCON, leading them past the group stages before they were eliminated by finalists Senegal at the round of 16.