16. 05. 2020

FRA M: French federation and Panthers agree – Tillie leads “Les Bleus” in Tokyo

Source: ffvb.org; Photo: web24.news

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The board of directors of the French Volleyball Federation (FFVolley) validated the extension of the contract with the men’s national team head coach Laurent Tillie until the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games.

 

Following the contract which Tillie reached with the Japanese men’s club Panasonic Panthers, the FFVolley decided to extend its contract with the expert, who will lead the “Les Bleus” at the postponed Tokyo Olympics (July 23 - August 8, 2021).

Actually, the FFVolley and the Panthers have agreed on this matter, meaning that Tillie will be at the helm of the France Men for the ninth straight year. The unofficial news on this appeared a month ago. During that time, he commanded the team to win the gold medal at the 2015 CEV EuroVolley and at the two FIVB Volleyball Nations Leagues. Tillie’s record on the bench of the France Men is 170 victories and 62 defeats (73% success).

 

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