CONAKRY- Morlaye Cissé, a former Guinean international, is the new coach of Guinea’s under-23 national team. He will be assisted in his duties by Mohamed Maleah Camara as deputy.
39-year-old Morlaye Cissé is a former Guinean international footballer. During his career, he played as a defender. In addition to Horoya AC, Morlaye Cissé also played for several clubs in France including Châteauroux (2001-2003), GSI Pontivy (2003-2005) or ES Viry-Châtillon (2006-2009).
In the national team of Guinea, he has 12 selections. He participated in the 2006 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Reconverted coach, Morlaye Cissé holds a UEFA A diploma. He was appointed coach of the Guinea national under-23 team. His assistant is Mohamed Maleah Camara, former coach of the national under-17 team. from Guinea. Coach of Renaissance FC, which he helped bring to the Guinean league 1 this season, he managed to hoist Guinea to the final of the CAN U-17 in 2019.
The two technicians will be under the supervision of the technical staff of the national team of Guinea. The main mission of Morlaye Cissé and his staff will be to qualify Guinea for the next CAN U-23 Morocco 2023. Exempted from the first round, Guinea faces Uganda in the second round scheduled for October 21 to 30, 2022.
The Syli National Espoir receives in the first leg before going to Kampala for the return leg. In case of qualification for the last round, Guinea will meet one of these three countries: Nigeria, Tanzania or South Sudan.