He played for France in the 1976 Olympics and went on to become a soccer manager, starting in 1985 with Cannes.
He played for Beziers, debuting in 1972.
He was the Ligue 1 Manager of the Year in 2010 with Auxerre.
He was born in Mostaganem, French Algeria.
He managed striker Yaya Sanogo on Auxerre.