Appointed coach of Ivory Coast in March 2020, Patrice Beaumelle whose contract ended last Wednesday will probably not be retained by the Ivorian Federation (FIF). Or at least not at the moment.
” Thank you “thus signed the French technician as a farewell by posting on Instagram a photo showing him at the edge of the field at the Stade Vélodrome during the friendly match of Cote d’Ivoire against the French team (1-2) on last month.
Weakened by non-qualification in the 2022 World Cup play-offs and then by elimination against Egypt in the round of 16 of CAN 2021 (0-0, 4-5 pens), Patrice Beaumelle did not settled his case with the defeat against England (0-3) at the end of March.
For the time being, the governing body is managed by a standardization committee, which has left it to the future president, who will be elected on April 23, to designate the coach of the Elephants, while Cote d’Ivoire is preparing to host CAN 2023.