Africa Cup of Nations: Guinea sack coach Paul Put

Author: BBC Sport
As well as Guinea Paul Put has coached The Gambia, Burkina Faso, Jordan and Kenya at international level

Belgian coach Paul Put  who managed Guinea in their Afcon 2019 campaign in Egypt  has been sacked  for what was described as poor results.

The country's football federation, Feguifoot, said in a statement that  "poor results". caused the dismissal of the coach

It also added that there had been an "atmosphere of mistrust created and maintained by the coach between the players and the technical staff."

Guinea were knocked out of the Nations Cup 3-0 by Algeria in the last 16.

The Syli Nationale made it past the group stage as one of the best third-places teams following a draw with Madagascar, a loss to Nigeria and a win over Burundi.

Put had been in charge of Guinea since March 2018 and helped them qualify for the Nations Cup finals as they finished top of their group, unbeaten and ahead of Ivory Coast.