Mauritanian national football team appoints a new coach


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Mauritanian national football team appoints a new coach

The Mauritanian Football Association (FFRIM) on Thursday introduced Alain Moizan, a Franco-Senegalese, as the new coach of the senior national football team, the Mourabitounes. According to the FFRIM, Moizan, who will be paid 5,000 euros a month, will lead the Mourabitounes during the qualifying matches for the 2010 World Cup to be hel d in South Africa and Africa Cup of Nations scheduled for Angola in the same year . Moizan immediately declared: “We want to take our points of reference by positio ning ourselves among the leaders as early as the first round of qualifying matches. He said a second position in group matches in the first round would be a “reason able goal” in view of the Mauritanian team’s inexperience. lain Moizan played for Monaco, Bastia, Lyon and the French national team. Mauritania is in Group 8 for the combined CAN/World Cup qualifying matches with Morocco, Rwanda and Ethiopia.

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