Zambia - Frenchman Herve Renard is
set to extend his contract with Zambia by two years, just days after
guiding the country to its first African Cup of Nations title.
whose contract was due to expire this year, will remain as Zambia coach
until after the 2014 World Cup, according to Sports Minister Chishimba
The extension will be sealed "very soon and we will
ensure that we give him a lucrative deal so that he is not swayed by
other countries that are after him", Kambwili told national radio.
on Thursday told Radio France International (RFI) that he had received
job offers from Senegal, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia among
The Frenchman was first hired as coach of the
Chipolopolo (Copper Bullets) in 2008, taking them to the 2010 Cup of
Nations quarter-finals in Angola, where they lost to Nigeria after a
He left the job after the tournament and was
later re-hired in 2011 and this month led Zambia to the African Cup of
Nations crown, beating Ivory Coast in the final.
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