It is the third appointment in a matter of weeks for the 36-year-old since he announced the end of his playing career.
Toure is on the coaching staff at his last club Celtic and was previously named assistant coach of the Ivorian A team, their side made up of locally-based players.

Kolo Toure of Celtic arrives at the stadium prior to the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 12, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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