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Vol. 5 Num 689 Mon. May 08, 2006  
   
Sports


Papin gets Strasbourg job


Former French international striker Jean-Pierre Papin was on Saturday named as the new coach of Strasbourg, relegated this season to France's second division.

"Papin will sign at the start of next week after negotiations with the current coach Jacky Dugueperoux," said Strasbourg president Philippe Ginestet.

The 42-year-old Papin, who scored 30 goals in a 54-match international career, has recently been coaching FC Bassin Arcachon in the French fifth division.