Paul Put

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Paul Put
Personal information
Full name Paul Put
Date of birth (1956-05-26) 26 May 1956 (age 58)
Place of birth Merksem, Belgium
Club information
Current team
Burkina Faso (manager)
Teams managed
2001–2003 Lokeren
2004–2005 Lierse
2006 Mouscron
2007–2011 Gambia
2012– Burkina Faso

Paul Put (born 26 May 1956) is a Belgian football coach who manages the national team of Burkina Faso.


Put was manager of the Gambian national team between 2007 and 2011,[1] before being appointed as manager of Burkina Faso in March 2012.[2] He had previously managed Belgian club sides Geel, Lokeren and Lierse, before being banned for three-years by the Royal Belgian Football Association for his alleged involvement in the Ye Zheyun match-fixing scandal.[3]


  1. ^ "Gambia begin search for new coach after sacking Put". BBC Sport. 3 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Former Gambia coach Put handed reins at Burkina Faso". BBC Sport. 24 March 2012. 
  3. ^ Kingsley Kobo (23 March 2012). "Belgian Paul Put named Burkina Faso coach".