Auxerre sack Fournier, name Wallemme

Auxerre sack Fournier

Eurosport

Former Paris St Germain defender Fournier had been in charge of the team since last June

"The Auxerre board gathered today and appointed Jean-Guy Wallemme as the new coach", the club said in a short statement on their website (www.aja.fr).

The club did not provide any contract details and it was not clear if Wallemme would remain as national coach for Congo, who have a World Cup qualifier in Burkina Faso scheduled for June 1.

Wallemme, a former Saint-Etienne and Lens coach, has been in charge of Congo since August.

Auxerre lost 2-0 at home to Evian on Saturday to stay 19th in the 20-team table on 24 points from 28 games.

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