Franck Passi, the former coach of Marseille and Monaco, arrived on the bench of Niort (Ligue 2) last January, will not continue the adventure with the club of Deux-Sèvres.
In a press release, the Chamois Niortais club also confirmed that Franck Passi wished to make himself available to join Laurent Blanc as an assistant, when the time came, if he faced a challenge this summer. Which would seem to be the case, given the terms of the communication on the Niort website.
« Chamois Niortais FC would like to inform you that Franck Passi will not renew his lease at Chamois Niortais for this new season. Indeed, in accordance with what was planned on his arrival in January 2020, he gave his word to Laurent Blanc to support him on a very ambitious sports project this summer. We tried to get him to go back on this commitment but he did not want to renege on his promise and that is to his credit. We sincerely thank Franck and his assistant Thomas Fernandez for their involvement and the work carried out over the past few months ”, we could read on the club’s website.. »
Niort therefore set out to find a new technician.