* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Philippe Omar Troussier (born March 21, 1955 in Paris) is a Frenchfootball manager and a former professional player. After a modest playing career within the French leagues he moved into management where he started out within the lower echelons of French football, however it was his move to Ivorian team ASEC Mimosas where he started to distinguish himself as a manager after winning several league titles with them. This would soon see him have a long association with African football and particularly their national teams, with Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, South Africa and Burkina Faso being teams he managed. His international management career would continue with Japan where he had a successful spell with them by winning the 2000 AFC Asian Cup, since then he has returned to club management and is currently the manager of Chinese football team Shenzhen Ruby.
He was the head coach of the Moroccan national team, having taken over after the country's failure to qualify for the 2006 World Cup. However, he was fired after only two months in charge by the Moroccan FA due to a difference in opinion.
In March 2008 he returned to Japan to manage FC Ryuku a Japanese 3rd division team before he was replaced by compatriot Jean Paul Rabier.
In 22nd Feb 2010, he arrived in China and contract jwith Shenzhen Ruby F.C. a Chinese Super League (CSL) team, who won the first CSL champion in 2004, as team manager for a three years deal.