Foot – Disappearance – Disappearance: Alex Dupont, the former coach of Gueugnon, Brest and Sedan, is dead


Alex Dupont, the former coach of Dunkirk, Gueugnon, Sedan and Brest, among others, died on the night from Friday to Saturday of a heart attack. The 2000 League Cup winner was 66 years old. The League Cup ended, friday night, and one of its greatest heroes left this world the same night. Alex Dupont died at 66, on the night of Friday to Saturday, to a heart attack in his home in La Turbie, in the Alpes-Maritimes. Information revealed by The voice of the North and confirmed by us. Former midfielder of Dunkirk (1972-1975; 1979-1983) and Hazebrouk (1975-1978), Dupont then forged a fine reputation as a trainer, in a second career which saw him begin at 30 years old in his career. club, Dunkirk, which he will manage to maintain in D2 in a difficult context. The technician has also managed to save, still in L2, Laval (2004) then Brest (2009). But Alex Dupont will not have been a successful coach in “maintenance” operations. He was able to take Sedan to the European Cup after 5th place obtained in 2000-2001, bring Brest back to the elite in 2010 – which earned him the title of best L2 coach that season -, and will have , therefore, contributed to the greatest sensation in the history of the Coupe de la Ligue by allowing Gueugnon to beat PSG Benarbia and Okocha in 2000 (2-0), the only victory in the event of a club of D2. This performance will allow him to be awarded the title of French coach of the year in 2000 by France Football. All will not have been perfect, of course, like his ephemeral stint at AC Ajaccio (June – December 2012), or his last stay in Brest (2013-2016), which he will not succeed. to be brought up in the elite, for his last experience on a bench which will also have sent him to the Middle East (Olympic selection of Qatar, selection of hopes of the United Arab Emirates). To his family and loved ones, The team extends its deepest condolences.


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