French soccer men coach Didier Deschamps extends contract until Qatar 2022 W’Cup



The 2018 FIFA World Cup-winning coach, Didier Deschamps has extended his coaching contract with France national men team until the end of the 2022 world cup tournament in Qatar.
It was recalled that Didier Deschamps took over as the head coach in 2012 and led France to the Euro 2016 final before their triumphant victory at the Russia 2018 World Cup.
The coaching contract extension become France’s longest-serving coach, surpassing Michel Hidalgo’s eight years and six months in charge.
French football president Noel Le Graet called it “logical decision”
Media reports also revealed that Le Graet previously said Deschamps’ contract would be extended if France qualified for the 2020 European Championships. However, Les Bleus achieved that goal in November and have been drawn in a group with 2014 world champions Germany, reigning European champions.
Portugal and an as yet unknown team who will qualify through the play-offs.
Didier Deschamps, who was captain when France became world champions in 1998, previously had a contract that was due to expire after Euro 2020.

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