Europe’s most profitable girls’s soccer group has employed a girl as its coach for the primary time with Lyon’s appointment of Sonia Bompastor to interchange Jean-Luc Vasseur.
The seven-time European champion on Tuesday parted methods with Vasseur after the group not too long ago was knocked out of the Ladies’s Champions League on the quarter-final stage.
Lyon had gained 5 consecutive Champions League titles however was eradicated by French rival Paris Saint-Germain this season. The 14-time French champions additionally path PSG within the home league by one level.
The 40-year-old Bompastor, a former France midfielder and defender who performed six seasons at Lyon, has a contract by means of June 2023. She was director of Lyon’s girls’s academy for the previous eight years.
Bompastor will inherit Canadian defender Kadeisha Buchanan as a part of a robust roster.
Vasseur was the UEFA girls’s coach of the 12 months in 2019-20, his first season with Lyon.