Former Senegal coach Metsu dies aged 59

Metsu is perhaps most famous for coaching Senegal in the FIFA World Cup 2002, leading the country to the quarter-finals after beating reigning champions France in the group stage.

A former player with the likes of Anderlecht, Lille and Nice, Mestu passed away on Tuesday, having confirmed to L'Equipe in July that he was suffering from terminal cancer.

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