Horoya sack coach after Pirates win

CAF Champions League

The 16-time Ligue 1 Pro champions secured their passage to the knockout stage after a 2-1 win over the Buccaneers in Conakry on Saturday.

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With a second-place finish behind ES Tunis in Group B and the side leading the Guinea top-flight by two points with four games in hand, the announcement comes as a shock.

However, in the statement by the club, they informed the media a detailed explanation will be offered later today.

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"Yes it is effective, Horoya AC separates from Patrice NEVEU, this Tuesday evening, after a meeting that took place at the club headquarters," secretary-general Kroutimi Mady Kaba said, as per the club's official website.

"We have separated amicably, we will give a lot of information, this Wednesday, in a press briefing that the general direction will animate with the seat of Matam."