Morocco head coach Herve Renard was once in charge of Cambridge United. With the help of former players and staff, Adam Bate finds out about the two-time Africa Cup of Nations winner's nine months in League Two and why his subsequent success is no shock.
There will be only two head coaches at the World Cup who have also managed in the Premier League and both Gareth Southgate and Roberto Martinez suffered relegation from the competition. But there is a third man in Russia who can beat that. Morocco boss Herve Renard left Cambridge United with the club at the bottom of League Two back in 2004.
The 49-year-old Frenchman has achieved much since then. A shock winner of the Africa Cup of Nations with Zambia in 2012, he repeated the feat with Ivory Coast in 2015 and has since guided Morocco to their first World Cup in 20 years. So it seems incongruous that his time at Cambridge ended in the sack - and relegation from the Football League just months later.
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