Alain Jean Giresse - International Matches as Coach


The outstanding French coach coached five national teams (Georgia, Gabon, Mali, Senegal and Tunisia) for (in total) 126 international matches and thereby belongs to the select company of coaches with 100 or more international matches. All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.


Born: 2- 8-1952
Country: France  
Matches as Coach:		126	(W51-D37-L38 - GF166-GA140 - %55.16)
Matches as Coach for Georgia:  	 10	(W 2-D 2-L 6 - GF 11-GA 18 - %30.00)
Matches as Coach for Gabon:    	 32	(W14-D 8-L10 - GF4 1-GA 35 - %56.25)
Matches as Coach for Mali:       49	(W20-D14-L15 - GF 65-GA 58 - %55.10)
Matches as Coach for Senegal:  	 23  	(W10-D 9-L 4 - GF 33-GA 21 - %63.04)
Matches as Coach for Tunisia:	 12 	(W 5-D 4-L 3 - GF 16-GA  8 - %58.33)
Age First Match: 51 yr 298 d	   27- 5-2004 vs. Israel 0-1
Age Last Match:  66 yr 349 d	   17- 7-2019 vs. Nigeria 0-1
National Team Career: 15 yr  51 d

Coach for Georgia
Caps    Date  	Venue   	Opponent       Score 	Competition
  1   27- 5-04	Tbilisi 	Israel  	0-1	
  2   18- 8-04	Tiraspol	Moldova 	0-1	
  3    4- 9-04	Trabzon 	Turkey  	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
  4    8- 9-04	Tbilisi 	Albania 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
  5   13-10-04	Lviv    	Ukraine 	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
  6   17-11-04	Tbilisi 	Denmark 	2-2	World Cup Qualifier
  7    9- 2-05	Tbilisi 	Lithuania	1-0	
  8   26- 3-05	Tbilisi 	Greece  	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
  9   30- 3-05	Tbilisi 	Turkey  	2-5	World Cup Qualifier
 10    4- 6-05	Tiranë  	Albania 	2-3	World Cup Qualifier

Coach for Gabon
Caps    Date  	Venue   	Opponent       Score 	Competition
  1   15- 8-06	Aix-en-Provence	Algeria 	2-0	
  2    2- 9-06	Libreville	Madagascar	4-0	African Cup Qualifier
  3    8-10-06	Abidjan 	Ivory Coast	0-5	African Cup Qualifier
  4   15-11-06	Rabat   	Morocco 	0-6	
  5    7- 3-07	N'Djaména	Congo-Brazzav.	2-2	CEMAC
  6    9- 3-07	N'Djaména	Equat. Guinea  	1-1	CEMAC
  7   11- 3-07	N'Djaména	Chad    	2-1	CEMAC
  8   16- 3-07	N'Djaména	Congo-Brazzav.	0-1	CEMAC
  9   12- 6-07	Saint-Paul	Reunion  	0-1 [*]	
 10   17- 6-07	Antananarivo	Madagascar	2-0	African Cup Qualifier
 11   21- 8-07	Créteil 	Benin   	2-2	
 12    8- 9-07	Libreville	Ivory Coast	0-0	African Cup Qualifier
 13   25- 3-08	Aubervilliers	Congo-Kinshasa	0-0	
 14    7- 6-08	Tripoli 	Libya   	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 15   14- 6-08	Libreville	Ghana   	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 16   22- 6-08	Accra   	Ghana   	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 17   28- 6-08	Libreville	Lesotho 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 18   19- 8-08	Mantes-la-Ville	Mali    	1-0	
 19    7- 9-08	Bloemfontein	Lesotho 	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 20   11-10-08	Libreville	Libya   	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
 21   18-11-08	Compiegne	Guinea  	3-3	
 22   28- 3-09	Casablanca	Morocco 	2-1	World Cup Qualifier
 23    6- 6-09	Libreville	Togo    	3-0	World Cup Qualifier
 24   11- 8-09	Dieppe  	Benin   	1-1	
 25    5- 9-09	Libreville	Cameroon	0-2	World Cup Qualifier
 26    9- 9-09	Yaoundé 	Cameroon	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
 27   10-10-09	Libreville	Morocco 	3-1	World Cup Qualifier
 28   14-11-09	Lomé    	Togo    	0-1	World Cup Qualifier
 29    6- 1-10	Bloemfontein	Mozambique	2-0	
 30   13- 1-10	Lubango 	Cameroon	1-0	African Nations Cup
 31   17- 1-10	Lubango 	Tunisia 	0-0	African Nations Cup
 32   21- 1-10	Benguela	Zambia  	1-2	African Nations Cup

[*] Not full A for FIFA.

Coach for Mali
Caps    Date  	Venue   	Opponent       Score 	Competition
first tenure
  1   11- 8-10	Marignane	Guinea  	0-2	
  2    4- 9-10	Praia   	Cape Verde	0-1	African Cup Qualifier
  3    9-10-10	Bamako  	Liberia 	2-1	African Cup Qualifier
  4   17-11-10	Evreux  	Congo-Kinshasa	3-1	
  5    8- 2-11	Valence 	Ivory Coast	0-1	
  6   26- 3-11	Bamako  	Zimbabwe	1-0	African Cup Qualifier
  7    5- 6-11 	Harare  	Zimbabwe	1-2	African Cup Qualifier
  8   10- 8-11 	Monastir	Tunisia 	2-4	
  9    3- 9-11	Bamako  	Cape Verde	3-0	African Cup Qualifier
 10    8-10-11	Monrovia	Liberia 	2-2	African Cup Qualifier
 11   11-11-11	St-Leu-la-Forêt	Burkina Faso	1-1	
 12   24- 1-12	Franceville	Guinea  	1-0	African Nations Cup
 13   28- 1-12	Franceville 	Ghana   	0-2	African Nations Cup
 14    1- 2-12	Libreville	Botswana	2-1	African Nations Cup
 15    5- 2-12	Libreville	Gabon    	1-1 [1]	African Nations Cup
 16    8- 2-12	Libreville	Ivory Coast	0-1	African Nations Cup
 17   11- 2-12	Malabo  	Ghana   	2-0	African Nations Cup
second tenure
 18   25- 3-15	Beauvais	Gabon   	3-4	
 19   31- 3-15	Paris   	Ghana   	1-1	
 20    6- 6-15	Casablanca	Libya   	2-2	
 21   13- 6-15	Bamako  	South Sudan	2-0	African Cup Qualifier
 22   19- 6-15	Bissau  	Guinea-Bissau  	1-1	CHAN Qualifier
 23    5- 7-15	Lomé    	Guinea-Bissau  	3-1	CHAN Qualifier
 24    6- 9-15	Cotonou 	Benin   	1-1	African Cup Qualifier
 25    9-10-15	Troyes  	Burkina Faso	4-1	
 26   18-10-15	Bamako  	Mauritania	2-1	CHAN Qualifier
 27   24-10-15	Nouakchott	Mauritania	1-1	CHAN Qualifier
 28   14-11-15	Francistown	Botswana	1-2	World Cup Qualifier
 29   17-11-15	Bamako  	Botswana	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
 30   19- 1-16	Gisenyi 	Uganda  	2-2	CHAN Cup
 31   25- 1-16 	Gisenyi 	Zimbabwe	1-0	CHAN Cup
 32   27- 1-16	Kigali   	Zambia  	0-0	CHAN Cup
 33   31- 1-16	Kigali   	Tunisia 	2-1	CHAN Cup
 34    4- 2-16	Kigali   	Ivory Coast	1-0	CHAN Cup
 35    7- 2-16	Kigali   	Congo-Kinshasa	0-3	CHAN Cup
 36   25- 3-16	Bamako  	Equat. Guinea  	1-0	African Cup Qualifier
 37   28- 3-16	Malabo  	Equat. Guinea  	1-0	African Cup Qualifier
 38   27- 5-16	Rouen   	Nigeria 	0-1	
 39    4- 6-16	Aden    	South Sudan	3-0	African Cup Qualifier
 40    4- 9-16	Bamako  	Benin   	5-2	African Cup Qualifier
 41    8-10-16	Bouaké  	Ivory Coast	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
 42   12-11-16	Bamako  	Gabon   	0-0	World Cup Qualifier
 43    7- 1-17	Marrakech	Burkina Faso	1-2	
 44   17- 1-17	Port-Gentil	Egypt   	0-0	African Nations Cup
 45   21- 1-17	Port-Gentil	Ghana   	0-1	African Nations Cup
 46   25- 1-17	Port-Gentil	Uganda  	1-1	African Nations Cup
 47   10- 6-17	Bamako  	Gabon   	2-1	African Cup Qualifier
 48    1- 9-17	Rabat   	Morocco 	0-6	World Cup Qualifier
 49    5- 9-17	Bamako  	Morocco 	0-0	World Cup Qualifier

[1] Mali won 5-4 on penalty kicks.

Coach for Senegal
Caps    Date  	Venue   	Opponent       Score 	Competition
  1   15- 1-13	La Serena	Chile   	1-2	
  2   23- 3-13	Conakry 	Angola  	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
  3    8- 6-13	Luanda  	Angola  	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
  4   16- 6-13	Monrovia	Liberia 	2-0	World Cup Qualifier
  5   14- 8-13	St-Leu-la-Forêt	Zambia  	1-1	
  6    7- 9-13	Marrakesh	Uganda  	1-0	World Cup Qualifier
  7   12-10-13	Abidjan 	Ivory Coast	1-3	World Cup Qualifier
  8   16-11-13	Casablanca	Ivory Coast	1-1	World Cup Qualifier
  9    5- 3-14	St-Leu-la-Forêt	Mali    	1-1	
 10   21- 5-14	Ouagadougou	Burkina Faso	1-1	
 11   25- 5-14	Genève  	Kosovo  	3-1	
 12   31- 5-14	Buenos Aires	Colombia	2-2	
 13    5- 9-14	Dakar   	Egypt   	2-0	African Cup Qualifier
 14   10- 9-14	Gaborone	Botswana	2-0	African Cup Qualifier
 15   10-10-14	Dakar   	Tunisia 	0-0	African Cup Qualifier
 16   15-10-14	Monastir	Tunisia 	0-1	African Cup Qualifier
 17   15-11-14	Cairo   	Egypt   	1-0	African Cup Qualifier
 18   19-11-14	Dakar   	Botswana	3-0	African Cup Qualifier
 19    9- 1-15	Casablanca	Gabon   	1-0	
 20   13- 1-15	Casablanca	Guinea  	5-2	
 21   19- 1-15	Mongomo 	Ghana   	2-1	African Nations Cup
 22   23- 1-15	Mongomo 	South Africa	1-1	African Nations Cup
 23   27- 1-15	Malabo  	Algeria 	0-2	African Nations Cup

Coach for Tunisia
Caps    Date  	Venue   	Opponent       Score 	Competition
  1   22- 3-19	Radès   	Swaziland	4-0	African Cup Qualifier
  2   26- 3-19	Blida   	Algeria 	0-1	
  3    7- 6-19	Radès   	Iraq    	2-0	
  4   11- 6-19	Varazdin	Croatia 	2-1	
  5   17- 6-19	Radès   	Burundi 	2-1	
  6   24- 6-19	Suez    	Angola  	1-1	African Nations Cup
  7   28- 6-19	Suez    	Mali    	1-1	African Nations Cup
  8    2- 7-19	Suez    	Mauritania	0-0	African Nations Cup
  9    8- 7-19	Ismaïlia	Ghana    	1-1 [1]	African Nations Cup
 10   11- 7-19	Cairo   	Madagascar	3-0	African Nations Cup
 11   14- 7-19	Cairo   	Senegal 	0-1	African Nations Cup
 12   17- 7-19	Cairo   	Nigeria 	0-1	African Nations Cup

[1] Tunisia  won 5-4 on penalty kicks.


Total Record

Matches	Won Draw Lost	For-Against     Points	Percentage

    126  51  37  38	166- 140	139	55.16


Types of Matches

Friendlies		 35
World Cup Qualifier	 31
African Cup Qualifier	 24
African Nations Cup	 22
CHAN Cup		  6
CHAN Qualifier		  4
CEMAC			  4 

Total matches:  	126


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