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Herve Renard has been named as the new coach of French Ligue 1 side Lille

African champion Renard named as Lille coach

AFP News Lille on Monday named two-time African Cup of Nations-winning coach Herve Renard to replace Rene Girard as manager of the French Ligue 1 club on a three-year deal. Renard, 46, led Ivory Coast to Africa's showpiece football title in February 2015 and three years previously also famously guided Zambia to the same crown. "It's an honour to come to a club as prestigious as Lille," said Rena…