Didier Deschamps: France extends head coach contract until 2026 | Football News
France coach Didier Deschamps has prolonged his contract till 2026.
It was broadly speculated that Deschamps would step down after the World Cup in Qatar, however has now agreed to remain within the function for the subsequent three and a half years.
Deschamps will now transfer France to the euro in Germany subsequent summer time, with a contract till the 2026 World Cup within the USA, Canada and Mexico.
“The French Soccer Federation and its president, Noël Le Graët, are happy to announce that Didier Deschamps, head of the French staff, has been prolonged till June 2026,” the French Soccer Federation stated in an announcement on Saturday.
“Didier Deschamps’ assistant Man Stéphan, goalkeeping coach Franck Raviot and physics coach Cyril Moine may also proceed their duties with the French staff.”
Deschamps, who received the World Cup and the League of Nations within the 11 years he was answerable for Les Bleus, carried France to the ultimate in Qatar after shedding to Argentina on penalties after drawing 3-3 in further time.
France additionally reached the finals of Euro 2016 beneath Deschamps, however fell behind within the event at house and misplaced 1-0 to Portugal after further time on the Stade de France.
Les Bleus is at present in third place within the FIFA rankings, after Brazil and Argentina, that are first.
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