Former France great Giresse survives coup, manhunt in coaching career

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - Round of 16 - Ghana v Tunisia - Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia, Egypt - July 8, 2019 Tunisia coach Alain Giresse REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

CAIRO (Reuters) – As a player, Alain Giresse was part of a midfield known as the Magic Square that lifted France to some memorable performances during the 1980s, which included winning the European championship. His coaching career has also been remarkable — though not quite in the way such a great player might have expected. […]

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