Patrice Carteron

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Patrice Carteron
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Personal information
Date of birth (1970-07-30) July 30, 1970 (age 47)
Place of birth Saint-Brieuc, France
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Phoenix Rising FC (manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1990–1992 Stade Briochin
1992–1994 Stade Lavallois 65 (4)
1994–1997 Stade Rennais 104 (5)
1997–2000 Olympique Lyonnais 84 (5)
2000–2001 AS Saint-Etienne 20 (0)
2001 Sunderland (loan) 8 (1)
2001–2005 AS Saint-Etienne 100 (15)
2005–2007 AS Cannes 35 (1)
Teams managed
2007 AS Cannes
2008–2009 AS Cannes
2009–2012 Dijon FCO
2012–2013 Mali
2013–2016 TP Mazembe
2016–2017 Wadi Degla
2017 Al Nassr
2017– Phoenix Rising FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Patrice Carteron (born 30 July 1970) is a French football coach, currently at the helm of Phoenix Rising FC, and former professional player.

Coaching career[edit]

In 2007, Carteron took over as manager for AS Cannes, but was replaced by Albert Emon in June 2009.

On 25 June 2009 Dijon FCO hired the former Cannes coach.[1] During his time with Dijon, he got the club promoted to the French top flight. On 24 May 2012 he parted company with Dijon, who had been relegated from the top division Ligue 1.

On 12 July 2012, he was named as the head coach of Mali,[2] where he led the African nation to a FIFA rank as high as 21. Mali also finished third in the African Cup of Nations during his tenure.

On 22 May 2013, he agreed to take charge of Congolese champions TP Mazembe, signing a two-year contract. Mazembe confirmed that Carteron would become their new head coach, while continuing his duties with Mali.[3]

With Mazembe, Carteron led the club to two league titles, three African Super Cup titles, and one African Champions League title.

On 7 January 2016, Carteron left TP Mazembe as his contact had run out. [4]

After leaving Mazembe, Carteron took over at Wadi Degla, an Egyptian club team in 2016-17. The team won 20 of their 30 matches during Carteron's tenure.

In 2017, Carteron moved on to Al Nassr, where he led the club to a third place finish in the Saudi Professional League, thus qualifying for the Asian Champions League.

On 22 May 2017, United Soccer League club Phoenix Rising FC announced Carteron would take over head coaching duties, and would join the club as early as the first week of June.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.lemonde.fr/web/depeches/0,14-0,39-39692952@7-91,0.html
  2. ^ "Mali appoint Frenchman Patrice Carteron as coach". goal.com. 13 July 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Patrice CARTERON signed his contract". TP Mazembe official site. 23 May 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/35255272
  5. ^ Communications, Phoenix Rising FC (2017-05-22). "Celebrated International Soccer Coach Patrice Carteron Joins Phoenix Rising FC as New Head Coach". Phoenix Rising FC | Arizona's Highest Level Professional Soccer Team. Retrieved 2017-05-22. 

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