French coach Claude Le Roy has quit his job as coach of Republic of Congo after leading them into the third phase of the Africa zone 2018 World Cup qualifiers, he told AFP on Tuesday.

"After two great years here I've decided to move on to other adventures," the much travelled 67-year-old explained after a 6-4 aggregate win over Ethiopia saw them through round two of regional World Cup qualifiers.

He leaves Congo in the twenty team third phase of the qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia and on top of their qualifying group for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

Le Roy has led seven different African nations to eight Africa Cup of Nations finals and most recently led Congo to the semifinals of the 2015 edition.

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