Christian Bracconi

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Christian Bracconi
Personal information
Date of birth (1960-11-25) 25 November 1960 (age 53)[1]
Place of birth Constantine, Algeria[1]
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
AC Ajaccio (Head Coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1983 SC Bastia 17 (3)
1983–1986 Racing Besançon 86 (20)
1986–1988 FC Metz 53 (3)
1988–1991 SC Bastia 47 (4)
Total 203 (30)
Teams managed
2013– AC Ajaccio
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Christian Bracconi (born 25 November 1960) is a former Algerian born-French football player and is the current head coach of Ligue 2 side AC Ajaccio. During his playing days, Bracconi played for SC Bastia in Ligue 1 and Ligue 2.

Playing career[edit]

Bracconi started his career in Ligue 1 with SC Bastia, whom he played for from 1980 to 1983.[1] After spending three seasons with Bastia, Bracconi signed for Racing Besançon in Ligue 2. While at Besançon Bracconi enjoyed the best time of his career in which he scored 20 goals in his three seasons with the club in the second division. He then made the move back to Ligue 1 with FC Metz where he stayed for two seasons before moving back to Ligue 2 with former club SC Bastia. In 1991, after spending three seasons with Bastia, Bracconi retired from professional football.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

AC Ajaccio: 2013–present[edit]

On 4 November 2013, after Ligue 1 club AC Ajaccio sacked Fabrizio Ravanelli, Bracconi was made interem manager of the club.[2] His first match in charge was on 9 November 2013 against Toulouse FC in which his side took the lead early in the 7th minute through Paul Lasne before giving away the equalizer in the 42nd minute as the match ended 1–1.[3] His first league victory as manager of the club eventually came on 8 February 2014 against Stade Rennais in which his side won 3–1.[4]

Statistics[edit]

Managerial statistics[edit]

As of 13 February 2014.
Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
France AC Ajaccio 4 November 2013 Present 14 2 4 8 14.29
Total 14 2 4 8 14.29

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Christian Bracconi". Football Database. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ligue 1: Christian Bracconi named interim Ajaccio coach after Fabrizio Ravanelli sacking". Sky Sports. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "TOULOUSE VS. AJACCIO 1 - 1". Soccerway. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "AJACCIO VS. RENNES 3 - 1". Soccerway. Retrieved 13 February 2014.