Hervé Arsène

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Hervé Arsène
Personal information
Date of birth (1963-10-30) 30 October 1963 (age 53)
Place of birth Nosy Be, Madagascar
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
AS Sotema
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1987 US Saint André
1987–1989 RC Lens 38 (1)
1989–1991 La Roche Vendée Football 64 (6)
1991–1998 RC Lens 187 (2)
Total 289 (10)
National team
Teams managed
2007–2008 Madagascar
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Hervé Arsène (born 30 October 1963) is a Malagasy football coach and former player who played with US Saint André, RC Lens and La Roche Vendée Football.


Born in Nosy Be, Madagascar, Arsène began playing football for local side AS Sotema. In 1985, he moved to Réunion where he would play for US Saint-André.

In 1987, Arsène joined Ligue 1 side RC Lens, and he would spend nearly a decade with the club, winning the 1997–98 French Division 1 title during his tenure.[1] He also spent two seasons in Ligue 2 with La Roche Vendée Football.

He has also managed the Malagasy national side.[2]


Arsène's son, Faed, is also an international footballer from Madagascar.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Arsene: Madagascar can turn it around". FIFA.com. 12 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Madagascar appoint new coach". BBC. 2007-04-20. Retrieved 2008-05-24. 

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