French club Clermont name woman coach
File photo shows Clermont's Congolese forward Sloan Privat (R) being congratulated by teammates after scoring during the French Cup match against Saint-Etienne at the Geoffroy Guichard stadium in Saint-Etienne on January 8, 2011 AFP PHOTO PHILIPPE MERLE - by Philippe Merle
Costa, 36, trained with Benfica before coaching the women's national sides in Qatar and Iran. She has also worked as a scout for Scottish champions Celtic and top clubs in Spain and Portugal.
"This nomination will allow Clermont Foot 63 to enter a new era," said a club statement announcing the appointment.