French club names woman coach
07 May 2014, 12:33
Clermont- Ferrand - French second division club Clermont on Wednesday named Portuguese Helena Costa as coach, becoming one of the highest-level teams in Europe to put a woman in charge.
Costa, 36, trained with Benfica before coaching the women's national sides in Qatar and Iran. She has also worked as a scout for Scottish champions Celtic and top clubs in Spain and Portugal.
"This nomination will allow Clermont Foot 63 to enter a new era," said a club statement announcing the appointment.