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Olivier Echouafni (born 13 September 1972) is a French former football midfielder, who played for Ligue 1 team OGC Nice, among others.

Olivier Echouafni
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Olivier Echouafni in 2018
Personal information
Full name Olivier Echouafni
Date of birth (1972-09-13) 13 September 1972 (age 46)
Place of birth Menton, France
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
Olympique Marseille
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1994–1998 Olympique Marseille 86 (8)
1998–2000 RC Strasbourg 63 (12)
2000–2003 Stade Rennais 66 (3)
2003–2010 OGC Nice 207 (9)
Total 422 (33)
Teams managed
2013–2014 Amiens SC
2014–2015 Sochaux
2016–2017 France (women)
2018– Paris SG (women)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Coaching careerEdit

Echouafni was the manager of Ligue 2 side Sochaux, before being removed from coach office by the club following his poor start to the season.[1]

On 9 September 2016, he was appointed coach of the French women's national football team to replace Philippe Bergeroo.[2]

In 2018 he became manager of Paris Saint-Germain Féminines.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olivier Echouafni new head coach of FC Sochaux-Montbéliard". Sport Business. 17 June 2014. Retrieved 2 Aug 2015.
  2. ^ "Olivier Echouafni nommé sélectionneur". Fédération Française de Football. 9 September 2016. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.culturepsg.com/news/feminines/echouafni-au-niveau-du-contenu-c-est-encourageant/22351

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