LIVE – French team: Didier Deschamps extends on the bench of the Blues until 2026

Deschamps: “My president has decided to extend me until 2026”

“I am going to announce something which is an immense pleasure for me, namely that my president (Noël Le Graët) has decided to extend me until 2026”, declared Deschamps at the podium of the General Assembly of the Federation. , Saturday in Paris, before receiving a standing ovation. “I thank the president for his continued support and continued trust.”

Deschamps confirms his extension to the GA tribune

Didier Deschamps appeared on the podium of the FFF general assembly to confirm his extension and express his satisfaction at continuing the adventure.

“I am going to announce something to you which is an immense pleasure for me, namely that my president has decided to extend me until 2026, declared DD. I thank the president (Noël Le Graët, editor’s note) for his permanent support and his confidence maintained, he added. This is something that is essential in the functioning of the France team.”


The FFF press release announcing the extension of Deschamps and his staff

“The French Football Federation and Noël Le Graët, its president, are pleased to announce the extension of Didier Deschamps at the head of the French team until June 2026.

Appointed on July 9, 2012 by Noël Le Graët, Didier Deschamps has an exceptional record at the head of the national team with 89 wins, 28 draws and 22 losses in 139 matches, 279 goals scored and 119 conceded.

Under his leadership, the French team notably won the 2018 World Cup, the 2021 Nations League, reached the final of Euro 2016 and that of the 2022 World Cup. It is currently in 3rd place in the standings. FIFA where she has consistently been in the top four for the past five years.

Guy Stéphan, assistant to Didier Deschamps, Franck Raviot, goalkeeper coach, and Cyril Moine, physical trainer, will also continue their mission in the French team.

Didier Deschamps extends until 2026!

His future at the head of the Blues was at the heart of the news. And the big news has just fallen. Didier Deschamps extends as coach of the France team until June 2026, date of the start of the next World Cup.

The technician will therefore be there for the next Euro 2024, in Germany.


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