Paul Put

Paul Put (born 26 May 1956) is a Belgian football coach who manages Congo.

Paul Put
Personal information
Date of birth (1956-05-26) 26 May 1956 (age 65)
Place of birth Merksem, Belgium
Club information
Current team
Congo (manager)
Teams managed
Geel
2001–2003 Lokeren
2004–2005 Lierse
2006 Mouscron
2008–2011 Gambia
2012–2015 Burkina Faso
2015–2016 Jordan
2016–2017 USM Alger
2017–2018 Kenya
2018 Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard
2018–2019 Guinea
2020–2021 Saif SC
2021– Congo

CareerEdit

Put was manager of the Gambian national team between 2008[1] and 2011,[2] before being appointed as manager of Burkina Faso in March 2012.[3] He had previously managed Belgian club sides Geel, Lokeren and Lierse, before being banned for three-years by the Royal Belgian Football Association for his alleged involvement in the Ye Zheyun match-fixing scandal.[4]

Put left his role as Burkina Faso manager in February 2015,[5] before becoming manager of Jordan in June 2015.[6] Following a two-week suspension by the Jordan Football Association on 20 December 2015,[7] Put resigned his position as manager of the Jordan national team in January 2016.[8] He was shortlisted for the Guinea national team job in July 2016.[9]

On 30 October 2016 he was announced as manager of Algerian club USM Alger, on a two-year contract.[10] In February 2017 he was one of a number of managers on the shortlist for the vacant Rwanda national team manager role.[11] He became the manager of the Kenyan national team in November 2017,[12] before resigning in February 2018.[13]

He became manager of Chinese club Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard later that month, signing a three-year contract.[14] In March 2018 he was appointed manager of the Guinea national team.[15] He was sacked in July 2019,[16] and received a lifetime ban by the Guinea Football Federation in August 2019.[17]

On 1 October 2019, Put was appointed sporting director of Wydad Casablanca.[18]

In October 2020, he was appointed by Bangladeshi top flight club Saif SC as their new head coach. [19][20][21] He resigned in February 2021.[22]

He became manager of Congo in May 2021.[23]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "GFA Finally Sign Coach Paul Put". The Point. Gambia. 21 May 2008. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Gambia begin search for new coach after sacking Put". BBC Sport. 3 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Former Gambia coach Put handed reins at Burkina Faso". BBC Sport. 24 March 2012.
  4. ^ Kingsley Kobo (23 March 2012). "Belgian Paul Put named Burkina Faso coach". Goal.com.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 March 2015. Retrieved 15 March 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 April 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 May 2017. Retrieved 20 May 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Belgian Put resigns as Jordan coach". sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Put and Rohr on Guinea coach shortlist". BBC Sport. 7 July 2016. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  10. ^ "USM Alger : le Belge Paul Put nouvel entraineur". lagazettedufennec. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  11. ^ Oluwashina Okeleji (14 February 2017). "Samson Siasia and Winfried Schafer on Rwanda coach shortlist". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 February 2017.
  12. ^ "Kenya name Paul Put as new coach of Harambee Stars". BBC Sport. 18 November 2017. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  13. ^ "Paul Put resigns as coach of Kenya's Harambee Stars". BBC Sport. 19 February 2018. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  14. ^ "Paul Put lands lucrative deal with Chinese side". Daily Nation. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  15. ^ "Belgian Paul Put appointed as new Guinea coach". BBC Sport. 2 March 2018. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  16. ^ "Africa Cup of Nations: Guinea sack coach Paul Put amidst air of "mistrust"". BBC Sport. 16 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Guinea federation bans former coach Paul Put for life". BBC Sport. 17 August 2019.
  18. ^ PAUL PUT NOMMÉ DIRECTEUR SPORTIF DU WYDAD CASABLANCA, africatopsports.com, 1 October 2019
  19. ^ October 27, ক্রীড়া প্রতিবেদক; PM, 2020 at 6:04. "বিতর্কিত অতীত জেনেই নতুন কোচ আনছে সাইফ স্পোর্টিং". www.prothomalo.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  20. ^ "সব জেনেও পল পুটকে আনছে সাইফ". m.mzamin.com. Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  21. ^ "'বিতর্কিত' পল পুটই সাইফের নতুন কোচ | banglatribune.com". Bangla Tribune (in Bengali). Retrieved 31 October 2020.
  22. ^ "Saif coach Paul Put resigns". Daily Sun.
  23. ^ "Put is new coach of Congo men's football team". BBC Sport.

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