Sporting Digest: Football

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The Independent Online
Miroslav Blazevic, who led Croatia to third place at France 98, will remain as manager for another four years.

Francesco Scoglio, who has coached a number of Serie A sides including Bologna, Udinese, Genoa and Torino, is poised to replace Henryk Kasperczak as Tunisia's coach.

Roger Lemerre, the new France coach, yesterday named Rene Girard, the former Girondins Bordeaux midfielder and Strasbourg coach, as his assistant.