The Lions played nine games under the 48-year-old French coach and won all, the latest being on Saturday when they recorded a one-zero win over the DR Congo in the run ups
to the 2014 Fifa World Cup.
It is well known that speculative run ups
in prices can be broken and reversed by sudden increases in the cost of buying and holding leveraged positions, which is done by increasing interest rates or margin requirements.
Finally I can get back to the longer run ups
and the bigger poles and hopefully be back to and beyond my previous best.
I only hope we will get the same kind of taxis, with easy run ups
and good service, as we have today.
Equally, South Africa were able to judge that the troublesome bowlers' run ups
had dried out once the sun had made an overdue appearance after three washed-out days.