Foot: Gérard Prêcheur is the new female PSG coach

The former OL coach replaces Didier Ollé-Nicole, suspended since the end of May, the Parisian club announced on Monday.

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Mission of appeasement. The 62-year-old French technician Gerard Precheur was appointed coach of Paris Women’s Saint-Germain for the 2022-2023 season, the club announced on Monday August 1. TheFormer OL coach from 2014 to 2017 (with whom he won the Champions League twice) has signed up until next June, “with an optional additional season”.

“Being able to join a club as prestigious as Paris Saint-Germain is an exceptional opportunity.. I am very honored to have been chosen to start this new cycle”, said the new coach in the press release. He replaces Didier Olle-Nicollein office for less than a year until he was sidelined at the end of May to investigate charges of behavior “inappropriate” towards a player, which he disputes.

Ollé-Nicolle’s assistant, Bernard Mendy took over the reins of the team at the end of the season. He is replaced in the organization chart by Jocelyn Prêcheur, the son of the new coach.

In this context, Gérard Prêcheur’s mission will be to bring serenity to a team battered by events extrasports. Besides the case Ollé-Nicolle, the aggression in November of midfielder Kheira Hamraoui caused tension in the locker room.

On the sporting level, PSG lost their title of champion of France in favor of Lyon, who also defeated the Parisian club in the Champions League last season. Paris nevertheless won the Coupe de France.

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