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Former Senegal striker Mbaye Leye named manger for Standard Liege

Former Senegal striker, Mbaye Leye, has been named as the new manager for Belgian outfit Standard Liege after successful stints as a player and assistant coach at the club.

He takes over from Philippe Montanier, who was axed at the weekend after 28 games in charge.

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The club in a brief statement said the 38 year- old Senegalese coach has signed a deal to the end of the 2020-21 season.

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He becomes the third African international to have coached a division club in Europe, following Angola international, Lito Vidigal who coached Belenenses, Boavista, Vitoria Setubal, Maccabi Tel Aviv; Omar Daf who coached French Ligue 2 club Sochaux and Sunday Oliseh who managed Fortuna Sittard.

Standard Liege are seeking to end a run of four successive defeat when they play their next match at home to Waasland on January 11, 2021.

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