The Togo Football Federation has appointed Paulo Duarte as the new head coach of the country’s national team.
The 52 year-old replaces French man, Claude Le Roy who stepped down last month, after failing to secure Togo a spot in the Africa Cup of nations.
The former Burkina Faso coach penned a three year deal with the Togo Football Federation, but will only take charge in August.
Paulo Duarte is not a new name to African Football, as he has had spells with Burkina Faso, Gabon and Tunisian side CS Sfaxien.
The Portuguese is the current coach of Angolan side, Premiero de Agosto and will take charge of the team till the end of the season.
Local based coach, Jonas Kokou Komla will take charge of the team in their first two FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Senegal and Namibia in June.