Didier Deschamps extends stay until 2026

Saturday 7 January 2023 - 10:50 - FFF
Didier Deschamps

The French Football Federation, and its president Noël Le Graët, are pleased to announce the contract extension of Didier Deschamps who will stay on as national team coach until July 2026.

Appointed on July 9th 2012 by Noël Le Graët, Didier Deschamps has amassed an exceptional record as head coach of the national team, boasting 89 wins, 28 draws and 22 losses over 139 matches, with 279 goals scored and 119 conceded.

Under his leadership, the French team has notably won both the 2018 World Cup and 2021 Nations League, while also reaching the final of Euro 2016, and, more recently, the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. France are currently sitting in 3rd place in the FIFA rankings, where the team has been a permanent fixture in the top four spots over the past five years.

Guy Stéphan, assistant to Didier Deschamps, Franck Raviot, goalkeeping coach, and Cyril Moine, physical trainer, will also continue their tenure with the French team.

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