Former Harambee Stars Coach Henri Michel Dies at 70

FORMER Kenya and France coach Henri Michel has died aged 70. The Frenchman was named Harambee Stars in 2012, succeeding James Nandwa who had previously guided Stars to second place in the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. He would then quit his job after four months, citing frustration from the Football Kenya Federation then under Sam Nywamweya.

Michel managed Les Bleus for four years in 1984 and is also regarded as a Nantes legend after making over 500 appearances.

MICHEL’S BIO

D.O.B:  October 29, 1947

P.O.B:  Aix-en-Provence, France

PLAYING CAREER

Playing position:      Midfielder

Clubs:

1964–1966    Aix 36   (3)

1966–1982    Nantes 531 (81)

National team:

1969–1980    France    58    (4)

COACHING CAREER (Selected countries)

1982–1984    France U-21

1984–1988    France

1988–1990    France (DTN)

1990–1991    Paris SG

1994       Cameroon

1995–2000    Morocco

2001–2002    Tunisia

2004–2006    Côte d’Ivoire

2012-Kenya

Source: Wikipedia

 

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