Africa Sabri Lamouchi : Biography

Sabri Lamouchi, born on November 9, 1971 in Lyon is a former French football midfielder of Tunisian descent.
From May 2012, he became the coach of Côte d’Ivoire national team, his first managerial position.
Trained in Alés, he was one of the best midfielder of his generation. He was part of the great Auxerre, before playing in Monaco and later on in Italy. He then successfully converted as coach.


Player career :
– Olympique Alès
– 1994-1998 AJ Auxerre
– 1998-2000 AS Monaco
– 2000-2003 AC Parma
– 2003-2004 Inter Milan
– 2004-2005 Genoa CFC
– 2005-2006 Olympique de Marseille
– 2006-2007 Al Rayyan Club
– 2007-2009 Club Umm Salal 1
– 2009 Al Kharitiyath SC
– 2009: He retired as a player.

Coach :
– May 28, 2012 he was appointed to head the selection of Côte d’Ivoire replacing François Zahoui. His task is to qualify the selection for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
– November 2012: he qualifies the Ivory Coast for the 2013 Afcon.

National selection:
– 1994 he was selected in Tunisian national team, but he remains on the bench following the choice of  Khmais Laabidi, Tunisian national team’s coach at that time.
-1996  he played the Euro with the French football team
– 1998: he was one of six players left out of the “list of 28” of Aimé Jacquet shortly before the 1998 World Cup.

Palmarès :
-1996 – Champion of France with AJ Auxerre
-1996 – Coupe de France with Auxerre.
– 2000 champion of France with AS Monaco
– 2002: Winner of the Italian Cup with Parme
– 2006: Finalist of Coupe de France with Olympique de Marseille
– 2008: Winner of the Emir’s Cup with the club Umm Salal

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