Georges Leekens is no longer coach of Algeria

The Belgian wasn’t able to Algeria to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of sheds.

Georges Leekens in his performance as the Algerian national coach. © BELGAIMAGE

Georges Leekens is no longer the coach of Algeria. That made the Algerian football association itself known through Twitter. According to their tweet has Leekens himself resigned. He was at the end of October last year, trainer of Les Verts, after that also in 2003 had been.

The ex-trainer of, among others, Lokeren and Mouscron was unable to handle the Algerians past the group stage of the Africa Cup of piloting, which is now still in progress. In the group stage came to his men, no further than two are tied against Senegal and Zimbabwe and a defeat against Tunisia .

His second term in Algeria was Leekens’ 23rd trainersjob in 33 years.

Leekens démissionne, l’ensemble du staff remercié

— Les Verts d’Algérie (@LesVerts) January 24, 2017

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