Ibrahim Kamara has been relieved of his duties as the Côte d’Ivoire national team head coach after a meeting of the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) executive committee late last week.
“Following the meeting of the Executive Committee on 13 February 2020, the president of the Ivorian Football Federation met with national coach Ibrahim Kamara. At the end of courteous exchanges, the parties decided by mutual agreement to put an end to their collaboration,” a statement from the Federation read, as they ended by thanking him for his services to the nation.
Kamara was named head coach of the Elephants in June 2018 and led the side to the Total Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019, bowing out of the competitions in the quarters after losing to eventual champions Algeria on penalties.
His tenure has been under consideration ever since their 2-1 defeat away to Ethiopia in the qualifiers of the Total Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 showpiece, coming after they had struggled to beat Niger 1-0.
The FIF are expected to announce a new coach before the next month’s AFCON 2021 double-header against Madagascar.
first published by cafonline.com