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Pantaloni dropped by Ajaccio

June 13, 2012

Olivier Pantaloni has left his position as coach of AC Ajaccio, the club confirmed on Wednesday.

Pantaloni, 45, leaves after successfully keeping the side in Ligue 1 following their promotion last summer.

A short statement on the club's website said more details would be given regarding the reasons behind his departure on Thursday

"The club will communicate tomorrow morning on the departure of Olivier Pantaloni, first team coach since February 2009,'' the statement said.

Ajaccio finished 16th in Ligue 1 this season, three points above the drop zone, having won 2-0 away at Toulouse on the final day of the season.