first_imgFormer Cameroon captain Rigobert Song has been named the new coach of Chad by the country’s football federation.The 39-year-old centre-half, who won the Africa Cup of Nations twice, replaces sacked Emmanuel Tregoat.An enigma, Song won a record 137 international caps for the Indomitable Lions between 1993 and 2010. He played in four World Cup finals and eight Nations Cup finals.Song had a fairly illustrious club career that spanned several European clubs including FC Metz, Liverpool, West Ham United, Galatasaray and Trabzonspor.His first order of business will be to lead the team against Egypt in a World Cup qualifying double header next month. They will host the Pharaohs in the first leg on November 14 before playing the second leg three days later in Cairo.Chad reached the second round of the World Cup qualifiers on the away goal rule following a 2:2 aggregate draw with Sierra Leone. They are currently bottom of their 2017 Nations Cup qualifying group after two losses away to Nigeria and at home to Egypt.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img

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