Former Ivory Coast Defender, Kolo Toure has been appointed manager of Wigan Athletic.The former Arsenal and Manchester City defender left his coaching role at Leicester ten days ago after nine months in the job. That ended his long-standing working relationship with Brendan Rodgers, whom he first worked with as a player at Liverpool. He later played under Rodgers at Celtic before working as a coach alongside the Foxes boss in Glasgow. Kolo replaces Leam Richardson after he was sacked as Wigan manager earlier this month. Kolo Toure has now made history, becoming the first former African international to manage in English senior football.
Kolo Toure

 

Former Ivory Coast Defender, Kolo Toure has been appointed manager of Wigan Athletic. 

The former Arsenal and Manchester City defender left his coaching role at Leicester ten days ago after nine months in the job. 

That ended his long-standing working relationship with Brendan Rodgers, whom he first worked with as a player at Liverpool. 

 

He later played under Rodgers at Celtic before working as a coach alongside the Foxes boss in Glasgow. 

Kolo replaces Leam Richardson after he was sacked as Wigan manager earlier this month. 

Kolo Toure has now made history, becoming the first former African international to manage in English senior football.

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