less than a year after his arrival, the Nîmes coach dismissed

Arrived as coach of Nîmes Olympique in January, Nicolas Usaï was dismissed on Wednesday from his duties at the head of “Crocodiles“Only 16th in the Ligue 2 standings.

«Nicolas Usaï and the Nîmes Olympique have decided, by mutual agreement, to put an end to their collaboration“, announced the Gard club in a terse press release on its website late Wednesday afternoon.

A native of Marseille, Nicolas Usaï, 48, succeeded Pascal Plancque on the Nîmes bench in January. He was then free of any contract since leaving Châteauroux (L2) in December 2020. He had previously coached Athletico Marseille and Sedan. 16th in the Ligue 2 standings, at the end of the 15th day, the Nîmes Olympique nevertheless came out of two matches without defeat, with a 1-1 draw at the Chamois Niortais after a 1-0 victory at home against the 2nd in the ranking, the Girondins de Bordeaux. But Usaï may have paid for a long tunnel of six games without a win between the 6th and 11th days.