Vincent Collet to extend contract with French national side until 2019

Despite exiting in the quarter-finals of the Rio 2016 Olympics, France national team coach Vincent Collet will extend his current contract until 2019, according to reports.

Collet, who took charge of the national team in 2009, leading them to Eurobasket 2009 via the additional qualifiers has since led France to Eurobasket glory in 2013 as well as runners-up in 2011.

The 53-year-old also guided France to two Olympic Games appearances in 2012 and 2016.

It has been reported that the Federation are expected to announce Collet’s contract extension at the end of the week.

Source: L’Equipe