Ajaccio coach Pantaloni quits
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French club Ajaccio announced on Wednesday that coach Olivier Pantaloni has left the club, despite keeping the team in the top flight last season.

"The club will comment in the morning on the departure of Olivier Pantaloni, the coach of the first team since February 2009," said a statement on the team website.

Pantaloni, 45, was a player at Ajaccio from 1994 until 2000 before joining the coaching staff.