Former Cameroon international takes charge of CAR team

Former Cameroon international takes charge of CAR team

by Staff Reporter

Wednesday Mar 01, 2017. 16:30

Former Cameroon international striker Omam Biyick has been unveiled as the new national team coach of the Central African Republic.

The 50-year-old legend will be tasked with a huge role to change CAR's fortunes as he takes over from Blaise Kopogo with immediate effect.

It is reported that the Indomitable Lions legend will lead The Wild Beasts in the 2019 AFCON Qualifiers, a tournament that will be hosted in Biyick’s home country ofoCameroon Cameroon.

Upon making the announcement, CAR Football Association revealed that Biyick will work together with Jean Baptiste Bissek.

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Biyick was one of the most important players of the Indomitable Lions in the 90's playing at three FIFA World Cups in 1990, 1994 and 1998.

The legend made 63 international appearances for Cameroon in total and is tasked with improving the fortunes of CAR.

His new team is ranked 108th by FIFA on the latest Coca Cola World Rankings and will hope to reach Cameroon for the AFCON tournament in 2019.




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