French second division club has appointed Helena Costa as the men's coach - the highest-level woman running a men’s team in a major European championship. Photo: EPA
French second division club has appointed Helena Costa as the men's coach - the highest-level woman running a men’s team in a major European championship. Photo: EPA

Woman boss at French club hailed as landmark

Clermont appoints Portugal’s Helena Costa – known as ‘Mourinho in a skirt’– as manager of second divison side

French second division club has appointed Helena Costa as the men's coach - the highest-level woman running a men’s team in a major European championship. Photo: EPA
French second division club has appointed Helena Costa as the men's coach - the highest-level woman running a men’s team in a major European championship. Photo: EPA
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