Ghana defender Harrison Afful will be trained by the highly-experienced coach Jose Anigo after the latter was appointed by Tunisian side Esperance as they new head coach.

Harrison Afful of Esperance
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Ghana defender Harrison Afful will be trained by the highly-experienced coach Jose Anigo after the latter was appointed by Tunisian side Esperance as they new head coach.

Anigo ended a 26-year association with Marseille on Sunday by agreeing to become the new coach of Esperance, the Tunisians? club official Zied Tlemcani told AFP.

This means Afful, the Ghana international will be coached by Anigo when he returns to Tunisia after spending his summer holidays in Ghana.

Since 2001, the 54-year-old had worked as coach, sports director and a supervisor in Africa for the French Ligue 1 giants.

He also spent 12 years from 1975 to 1987 as a player with Marseille, first in the youth team and then with the top squad.

Since 2014, when he was removed as coach, he settled in Morocco following the murder of his son Adrian, who was 30 when he was shot dead in Marseille.

Anigo replaces Portugal?s Jose Manuel Ferriera de Morais.

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