Jean-Louis Gasset has been sacked as instruct of 2023 Africa Cup of Nations hosts Ivory Coast days after their 4-zero defeat against Equatorial Guinea.
It was the heaviest domestic defeat in Ivory Coast records and they are the primary Afcon host to lose institution games considering the fact that they did so in 1984.
The Elephants still deliver faint hopes of progressing to the last 16 as one of the quality 1/3-located groups.
They can be led by using Emerse Fae, one in all Gasset’s coaches, on an meantime basis.
The u . S . A .’s football federation stated it had “terminated the contracts” of 70-12 months-antique Gasset and his assistant Ghislain Printant “due to insufficient outcomes”.
Ivory Coast finished the pool degree on 3 factors in Group A having additionally misplaced 1-0 to Nigeria following a 2-0 win in opposition to Guinea-Bissau in their commencing healthy.
The hosts should now wait at the effects of the closing organization video games on Wednesday to peer if they sneak via.
Their hopes of progressing in spite of their shock defeat in Abidjan have been boosted when Group B ended with Ghana finishing 0.33 in the table on factors.
Former Bordeaux instruct Gasset changed into appointed through the federation in May 2022, changing his compatriot Patrice Beaumelle.
Beaumelle’s contract turned into not renewed after the Elephants overlooked out on 2022 World Cup qualification and exited the remaining Nations Cup in Cameroon.