The Georgian national football team has a new coach - French Willy Sagnol, according to the Georgian Football Federation (GFF). The 43-year-old professional football manager was designated as a head coach on Feb 15.
In the first 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match, Georgia will play against Sweden. During his career, the new head coach of the Georgian national football team became the vice-world champion in 2006 and twice the confederations cup winner in 2001 and 2003.
Signol spent much of his professional career playing for Bayern Munich in Germany's Bundesliga. He was also part of the French squad at the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship, 2002 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2004, 2006 FIFA World Cup, and UEFA Euro 2008.
In 2011-2013, he served as a technical director of the French team. in 2013-14, he was a head coach of the French national football team under 21. He started his coaching career in 2014.
More detailed information on Willy Sagnol's coaching career is available here.