Football France Soccer: Clermont names a woman at the head of its professional team

helena-costa_2903409bThis is the information of the day. The French football knows a revolution with the appointment of a woman at the head a men’s professional team. It is Clermont (Ligue 2), which is tied to Helena Costa, a Portuguese technician’s services.

36 years old, she was manager of the Iranian women’s team after leading that of Qatar. She was also a recruiter for the Scottish club Celtic.

Clermont who recently parted with Régis Brouard say that “this appointment is to get the club into a new era.”

Costa becomes the first woman to lead a team of Ligue 2 in France.

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