Giresse confirms job in Mali
The former French national player resigns after missing the qualification for the World Cup as national coach. Giresse fears for his safety. Former French football star Alain Giresse (65) has resigned as national coach Malis. This was announced by the national association FEMAFOOT on Thursday. Two matchdays before the end of the African elimination, Mali’s eagle will have no chance of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup and will have to wait for her first round of the finals. 1.63 m tall midfielder Giresse, with Michel Platini and Jean Tigana at the heart of the great French team of the 1980s, has been at the heart of the French team since 2015. He had previously trained Mali from 2010 to 2012.