Jean-Michel Cavalli

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Jean-Michel Cavalli
Personal information
Date of birth (1959-07-13) July 13, 1959 (age 55)
Place of birth Ajaccio, Perancis
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971-75 GFCO Ajaccio
1975-76 AS Monaco
1976-77 A.C. Boulogne-Billancourt
1977-78 Puteaux C.S. Municipal
1978-79 R.C. Solenzara Ventiseri Solaro
1979-90 GFCO Ajaccio
Teams managed
1990-92 GFCO Ajaccio
1993-94 Al-Nassr
1994-95 Lille OSC (assistant coach)
1995-97 Lille OSC
1997-98 Al-Riyadh
1998-99 GFCO Ajaccio
2000 GFCO Ajaccio
2000-01 RC Paris
2002 Ionikos F.C.
2003-04 US Créteil-Lusitanos
2005-06 U.S. Triestina (manager)
2006-07 Algeria
2007-08 Wydad Casablanca
2008-2010 Nîmes Olympique
2009- Corsica
2012-2013 GFCO Ajaccio
2014- MC Oran

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Jean-Michel Cavalli (born July 13, 1957 in Propriano) is a French and Corsican licenced professional football manager (3rd degree) and former football player.


Cavalli started his playing career at Gazélec Ajaccio in 1971,[1] also turning out for Corsican sides Bastia SCB (1977–78) and Solenzara (1978–79) before a second spell at Gazélec.

He has managed clubs in Saudi Arabia, France and Morocco, while he took charge of Algeria in 2005.[2][3] Cavalli coached the Corsica national football team, not affiliated with FIFA or UEFA, in a 2009 friendly against Congo.

Managerial career[edit]