Claude Le Roy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26868/all en Soccer-Congo players end strike, back in training, says Le Roy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-congo-players-end-strike-back-training-says-le-roy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JOHANNESBURG, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo players have returned to training ahead of the African Nations Cup after a two-day strike following a row with the country's football federation over bonus payments.</p> <p>The players refused to train on Thursday and Friday in an attempt to get the promised money pushed through before they begin their campaign in South Africa on Sunday.</p> <p>Manager Claude Le Roy said he had spoken with the head of the Congo federation and the players were satisfied with the latest guarantees.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-congo-players-end-strike-back-training-says-le-roy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Claude Le Roy Claude Le Roy Football in France Human Interest Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 12:15:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736544 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Le Roy hints at DR Congo departure after cup exit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/soccer-le-roy-hints-at-dr-congo-departure-after-cup-exit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Gleeson</p> <p>DURBAN, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Claude Le Roy hinted that he may step down as Democratic Republic of Congo coach after the experienced Frenchman's proud African Nations Cup record came to an end on Monday.</p> <p>The 64-year-old, taking charge of a record 31st match at his seventh tournament, was unable to guide his side to the quarter-finals as he failed to add to his run of top-two finishes in the group stages of his previous six finals.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/soccer-le-roy-hints-at-dr-congo-departure-after-cup-exit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Claude Le Roy Sport in Africa Sports Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 09:30:55 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740911 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Le Roy leaves DR Congo post http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130621/football-le-roy-leaves-dr-congo-post <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Claude Le Roy has stepped down from his role as the manager of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Frenchman told AFP on Thursday.</p> <p>"I told my players that I would stop after two years," said Le Roy, whose contract with the African country was set to expire shortly.</p> <p>"With the team and the federation we've had some terrific moments. I haven't made a decision regarding the next continent I'll work in," he added.</p> <p>Le Roy, 65, took over the reins in September 2011, leading the country to the 2013 African Cup of Nations after three previous failed attempts to qualify.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130621/football-le-roy-leaves-dr-congo-post" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Claude Le Roy Claude Le Roy Football in France AFP Fri, 21 Jun 2013 14:06:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5863065 at http://www.globalpost.com