Didier Six
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Didier Six

Didier Six
Didier Six (1974, US Valenciennes).jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1954-08-21) 21 August 1954 (age 66)
Place of birth Lille, France
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position(s) Left winger
Club information
Current team
Guinea (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1972-1977 Valenciennes 154 (53)
1977-1978 Lens 29 (13)
1978-1980 Marseille 66 (14)
1980 Cercle Brugge 12 (7)
1981 Strasbourg 19 (1)
1981-1983 VfB Stuttgart 59 (23)
1983-1984 Mulhouse 31 (12)
1984-1985 Aston Villa 15 (2)
1985-1986 Metz 32 (3)
1986 Strasbourg 14 (2)
1987 Valenciennes 10 (4)
1987-1988 Galatasaray 22 (2)
1988-1989 Stade Vallauris 9 (1)
1989-1990 ASPV Strasbourg 19 (3)
1990-1992 VfB Leipzig 12 (1)
Total 503 (141)
National team
1976-1984 France 52 (13)
Teams managed
1986 RC Strasbourg
2011-2014 Togo
2015 Mauritius
2019- Guinea
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Didier Six (born 21 August 1954) is a French football coach and former player. He has been manager of Guinea since September 2019.

Playing career

He played as a winger and he earned 52 caps and scored 13 goals for the France national football team. He played in the 1978 FIFA World Cup and the 1982 FIFA World Cup, and was also part of the winning team at Euro 84. He also acquired Turkish citizenship in order to play as a neutral player at Galatasaray. He played with his Turkish citizenship at Galatasaray as Dündar Siz and won Turkish First League championship with Galatasaray in 1987-88 season.

Coaching career

Six was signed by the Togolese Football Federation as coach for the Togo national football team in November 2011.[1]

He became manager of Mauritius in January 2015 and was fired in May 2015 following a suspension for poor behaviour during the 2015 COSAFA Cup.[2][3][4]

In April 2018 he was one of 77 applicants for the vacant Cameroon national team job.[5]

He became manager of Guinea on 13 September 2019.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Togo: Didier Six named as new Togo coach". StarAfrica.com. Archived from the original on 10 September 2012. Retrieved 2011.
  2. ^ Sport, Yasine Mohabuth BBC; Mauritius. "Mauritius appoint Didier Six as new coach". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ Sport, Mark Gleeson BBC; Rustenburg. "Mauritius coach Didier Six banned from Cosafa Cup". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "Didier Six n'est plus l'entraîneur du Club M" (in French). Le Mauricien. 25 May 2015.
  5. ^ Oluwashina Okeleji (23 April 2018). "77 applicants for vacant Cameroon coaching position". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "Didier Six: Guinea appoint Frenchman as national team coach". BBC. 13 September 2019.

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