Bouabdellah “Bob” Tahri joined FC Metz on Thursday. A new recruit for the Lorraine club. “Holder of a Master 2 MIPPE (Methodology and engineering of preparation for performance and expertise) and a University Diploma in High Performance Sports Engineering – Data Expertise, Bob Tahri joined the recruitment unit of FC Metz, at within which he will be in charge of data analysis »the club said in a statement.
A specialist in middle-distance races, Tahri (43), a native of Metz, took part three times in the Olympic Games (2000, 2004 and 2008) and won the bronze medal at the Worlds in 2009 and the silver medal at the 2010 European Championships.
He had already officiated in Monaco
A great football fan, he became a consultant for the L’Équipe channel in 2017 and worked for AS Monaco in 2018 and 2020 as a performance manager. The athlete is also deputy mayor of the city of Metz, François Grosdidier (LR), in charge of youth and city policy.
Relegated to Ligue 2 at the end of last season, FC Metz, who changed coach in June with the arrival of Romanian Laszlo Bölöni to replace Frédéric Antonetti, will start their season on Saturday July 30 against Amiens.