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Ex-France and Mamelodi Sundowns coach Henri Michel passes away

Posted: 24 April 2018 Time: 13:03

Former Mamelodi Sundowns coach Henri Michel has reportedly passed away at the age of 70 following a lengthy bout of illness.

Michel, who was briefly at Chloorkop from November 2008 to March 2009, represented France and Nantes during his playing days, earning 58 international caps and competing at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico.

After hanging up his boots, he coached a number of clubs and national teams, including Les Bleus, Cameroon, Morocco, UAE, Tunisia, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea and Kenya. 

Michel will be remembered for leading the Ivorians to World Cup qualification in 2006, which was the first time they qualified for the showpiece.

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