The Former As Roma manager Claudio Ranieri shortlisted to enhance Guinea managerial role.
According to France Football via Calciomercato.com, Claudio Ranieri’s name is on the list of possible applicants for the management of the Guinean national team following the dismissal of previous manager Paul Put, who suffered a lifetime ban by the Guinea Football Federation on July 15 following his allegedly breaching of the institution’s principles of ethics and its code of discipline.
Additional headliners competitor also include Daniel Breard, Denis Lavagne, with some other 87 applicants seeking for the job and is among the 17 coaches shortlisted for an interview by the Guinea Football Federation (Feguifoot).
Other famous names on the shortlist are past Belgium, Tunisia and Algeria coach Georges Leekens and the former DR Congo coach Florent Ibenge.
Ex Burkina Faso and Gabon coach Paulo Duarte, former Togo coach Didier Six and Francois Zahoui who has coached both Ivory Coast and Niger will also be interviewed.
It’s believed that Ranieri is the most prolific coach among those that have appealed for the job.
The 67-year-old Italian started his managerial career in the lower leagues in Italy in 1986 with Vigor Lamezia and had gone to managed 20 European teams:
He was one of eight Head coaches to win the Premier League, he led the Blues From September 2000 to June 2004, Ranieri managed Chelsea and guided the team to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals and an FA Cup Final during his time at Stamford Bridge.
Ranieri reverted to England for the second time in the summer of 2015 in order to manage recently promoted team Leicester City. He went on to win the 2015–16 Premier League, following the club narrowly escape of relegation in the preceding season, he was elected as the 2016 Premier League Manager of the Season and LMA Manager of the Year.
He was also awarded the Grand Officer of the Italian Order of Merit and the Enzo Bearzot Award as Best Italian manager of the year, as well as the 2016 Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award. He was sacked by the club in February 2017 after a sequence of bad results.
However, his previous international managerial job saw discharged by Greece in 2014 following his 1-0 home thrashing to minnows Faroe Islands, after just four games in charge.