Bernard Simondi new coach of the Chamois Niortais
The Chamois Niortais hold their new coach. Bernard Simondi (69), who has not exercised as…
The Chamois Niortais hold their new coach. Bernard Simondi (69), who has not exercised as head coach in France since 1999, was appointed Thursday at the head of the formation of Deux-Sèvres.
Since leaving Créteil at the end of the last millennium, Simondi has notably taken charge of teams from Guinea (2000), Benin (2001-2004) and Burkina Faso (2005-2006) before making a name for himself in the Maghreb. and in the Middle East, in particular directing the Olympic selection of Qatar in 2011.
Coach of Morocco’s under-23 team between February 2020 and May 2021, he replaces Rui Almeida on the Chamois bench, thanked on February 1st. Oumar Tc****go, who had served in the interim (2 wins, 3 losses), remains in the organization chart as Simondi’s assistant. After 26 Ligue 2 days, Niort is last, four points behind Pau FC, the first non-relegation player.