All Ligue 2 clubs have a coach again. With Nîmes, which had formalized the arrival on his bench of Frédéric Bompardit was Rodez who took advantage of the international break during the World Cup to announce Laurent Peyrelade’s replacement, removed from office on November 8. The choice of the Ruthenian club, chaired by Pierre-Olivier Murat, fell on Didier Santini, 54, former OM player, with whom he was champion and winner of the Coupe de France in 1989.
Former coach of Dunkirk, Béziers and recently of Saint-Brieuc, Santini will live his first experience at this level. He will take office on December 1 and lead his first training 4 days later. He is committed until 2025, “conditional on maintaining the club in L2 for this 2022-2023 season”, the club said in its press release. Rodez is currently 18th in the Championship.