Nicolas Dupuis

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Nicolas Dupuis
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Personal information
Date of birth (1968-01-06) 6 January 1968 (age 51)
Place of birth Moulins, France
Playing position Full-back
Club information
Current team
Madagascar
(manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
FC Souvigny
1982–1986 AS Yzeure
Cournon-d'Auvergne
US Beaumont
1992–1994 SA Thiers
Teams managed
1996–2011 AS Yzeure
2012–2017 AS Yzeure
2017– Madagascar
2019– Fleury
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Nicolas Dupuis (born 6 January 1968) is a former French footballer currently manager of Madagascar and Fleury.

Club career[edit]

Dupuis played amateur football in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes for FC Souvigny, AS Yzeure, Cournon-d'Auvergne, US Beaumont and SA Thiers. At AS Yzeure, Dupuis played, and managed, 682 games in all competitions.[1]

Managerial career[edit]

In August 1996, Dupuis was appointed manager of AS Yzeure. During Dupuis' time at the club, Yzeure reached the Championnat National in 2006 as well as beating Ligue 1 club Lorient 1–0 in the 2013–14 Coupe de France on 4 January 2014, before losing to Lyon 3–1 on 22 January 2014 in the round of 32.[2]

In March 2017, Dupuis was appointed manager of Madagascar.[3] On 16 October 2018, Madagascar qualified for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Equatorial Guinea 1–0 in Antananarivo, marking Madagascar's first ever Africa Cup of Nations appearance.[4]

In January 2019 it was announced that he would combine his role as Madagascar manager with that as technical director of French club FC Fleury 91.[5] In March 2019 Madagascar extended his contract until after the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interview avec Nicolas Dupuis, entraîneur de l'AS Yzeure.Interview avec Nicolas Dupuis, entraîneur de l'AS Yzeure" (in French). Aile de Pigeon. 14 January 2015. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Nicolas Dupuis". footballdatabase.eu. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Nicolas Dupuis, officiellement sélectionneur de l'équipe de Madagascar" (in French). AS Yzeure. 13 March 2017. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Madagascar secure first ever AFCON appearance". ESPN. 16 October 2018. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Madagascar coach Nicolas Dupuis to work at French club". 21 January 2019 – via www.bbc.co.uk.
  6. ^ "Madagascar extend contract of coach Nicolas Depuis". 6 March 2019 – via www.bbc.co.uk.