Gabon receive 82 applications for Panthers post

Gabon receive 82 applications for Panthers post
Evouna Malick of Gabon during the 2017 African Cup of Nations Finals Afcon football match between Cameroon and Gabon at the Libreville Stadium in Gabon on 22 January 2017 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

by Staff Reporter

Wednesday Apr 24, 2019. 15:00

The Gabon Football Federation (Fegafoot) has announced that it has received a total of 82 applications for the vacant head coaching position.

According to BBC Sport, the federation is yet tot release any names of the candidates who submitted applications before the 22 April deadline, but they have announced from which region the applicants reside.

A total of 14 Africans including four Gabonese nationals, 62 Europeans, five South Americans and one American are in contention for the position.

Gabon sacked Daniel Cousin following the country's failure to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

The Panthers finished third in qualifying Group C behind Mali and Burundi.

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