Coach Wilmots and Ivory Coast part ways after World Cup failure

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Ivory Coast's head coach Marc Wilmots watches during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification match between the Ivory Coast and Morocco in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 11 November 2017.

YAMOUSSOUKRO, Ivory Coast – Coach Marc Wilmots and Ivory Coast Football Federation have parted ways after the national team failed to qualify for next year’s World Cup finals in Russia.
 
A statement released by Ivory Coast FF said the parting with the former Belgian international former footballer was by mutual consent.

 

 

Ivory Coast’s Elephants were looking to qualify for a fourth successive World Cup campaign. 

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