A Brazilian legend from Lyon promoted to coach!
While OL recently changed coaches and hired Laurent Blanc as head coach, a Lyon legend has also found a job.
currently 2nd in the National Championship, the FC Versailles has a good chance of being promoted to Ligue 2 if the club continues its good start to the season. To do this, the Yvelines club wanted to change coach following the dismissal of Youssef Chibhi for reasons “extrasporting“. A decision that had surprised the club’s followers, especially since the former coach had won a semi-final in the Coupe de France last season. To replace him, the National club called on a good face. known to OL.
On its Twitter account, the FCV formalized the arrival of the former OL defender, screams, who takes on the role of head coach at the National club. “Welcome coach. FC Versailles is happy to announce the arrival of its new coach: Cris!” The former Brazilian international (17 caps), who played for 8 years at Olympique Lyonnaisfind a club after the end of his adventure with Le Mans.
OL: A new challenge for Cris in National
Sacked on November 6 by Le Mans due to the club’s poor results, screams won’t have taken long to find a club. The former OL player therefore sits on the bench of the FC Versailles with the main ambition of rising to Ligue 2. This would be a first for the Versailles club, which has never been able to go higher than the National championship.
After his playing career, screams cut his teeth as a coach with the U19s, then with the Lyon reserves before leaving the club to find a place as head coach. While rumors about the Lyon staff have been going strong in recent weeksthe former defender could therefore cross paths with his former club in the Coupe de France, especially if he reproduces the fine course of his already with the FC Versailles.