Former Liverpool and Arsenal defender Kolo Toure has been named assistant manager of Ivory Coast National team
The 36-year old would be working alongside manager Marc Wilmot.
Speaking on his announcement, He said;
“Any club I’ve been all the managers have spoken to me about the next step and wanted me to be involved in the coaching,” he said of his appointment.
“I love to speak to players and when I play I like to give advice: that is what I learned from players like Martin Keown ,
Sol Campbell , Patrick Vieira, Thierry Henry ,Dennis Bergkamp .
“I can still ask their advice and speak to them because I’ve always had a good relationship with them and learned from all of them. I’ve also worked with top managers and I am so privileged to have worked with those guys and I still have contact with them.”
The former defender will combine his Ivory Coast coaching roles with his role as Brendan Rodgers’ technical assistant in Celtic.