Morocco's French head coach Herve Renard speaks during a press conference at the Sheikh Tahnoun Bin Mohammed Stadium in Al Ain on January 5, 2017, during their preparations ahead of the African Cup of Nations. / AFP / NEZAR BALOUT
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Morocco coach Herve Renard will chase a unique achievement at the African Nations Cup Finals as he seeks to win the continental championship for a third time with three different countries.Africa, and the Nations Cup in particular, has proved a happy hunting ground for Renard, whose playing career was spent in the lower leagues in France.After serving his apprenticeship as an assistant under Claude Le Roy, the godfather of coaching in Africa, Renard branched out on his own and won the 2012 Nations Cup with unheralded Zambia and then again in 2015 with the Ivory Coast.Yaya Toure, who captained the Ivory Coast to the title two years ago, believes Renard has the right ingredients to pull off the feat again with Morocco.Renard's Morocco side have strong credentials for 2017 success, but Renard has sought to play down his chances of securing a trio of titles.
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