KOLO TOURE has been appointed as an assistant coach to the Ivory Coast international team.
The former Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City defender, who spent last season at Celtic, will work under ex-Belgium coach Marc Wilmots.
The appointment comes soon after the 36-year-old legendary centre-half, who retired from playing in the summer, took up a coaching role on Brendan Rodgers’ backroom staff.
His country will play Mali in a World Cup qualifier tonight.
Toure won the African Nations Cup as a player for the Ivory Coast in 2015.
His bother Yaya, the Manchester City midfielder, tweeted: “Very happy to see my big bro Kolo is Cote d’Ivoire assistant coach. Excellent.”
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