Tunis - Former Dutch World Cup captain Ruud Krol has been
sacked as coach of Tunisian club Esperance just weeks after leading them to the
league title in the North African country.
Krol was sacked just hours after his side lost a second
successive match in the African Champions League at the weekend, the club said
in a statement on Monday with Frenchman Sébastien Desabre announced as his
The 65-year-old become the first coach in Tunisia to win
successive league triumphs with two different clubs after steering Esperance to
the title over his old team CS Sfaxien earlier this month.
Krol quit as coach of CS Sfaxien in November after guiding
them to the Tunisian league and African Confederation Cup titles.
The Dutchman also served as caretaker coach of
Tunisia when they played against Cameroon in the World Cup qualifying playoff
in October and November. Cameroon won the tie 4-1 on aggregate.For the latest on national news, politics,
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