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Guinea: Dussuyer gets 18-month extension as Guinea coach

Conakry, Guinea - Guinean national football team coach Michel Dussuyer, whose contract ended on  31 Dec. 2013, has been given an 18-month extension with the objective of qualifying the team for the 2015 African Cup of Nations in Morocco, PANA reported Tuesday.

The extension came despite a string of poor results by the coach, including his failure to qualify Guinea for this year African Nations Championship in South Africa and the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Also, the Sily national, as the national team is known, was eliminated in the first round of the 2012 African Cup of Nations, hosted by Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.

The French coach managed the Guinean national team from 2002 to 2004, and returned in 2010 to take the team to the 2012 African Cup of Nations.

Pana 18/02/2014