The Belgian's appointment was announced at a press conference in Conakry on Friday afternoon. The position became vacant following Bangoura's sacking in January after Syli National exited the Total African Nations Championship Morocco 2018 at the group phase.
The Guinea Football Federation has a task to qualify the Syli National for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Guinea currently top Group H which includes Central African Republic, Cote d’Ivoire and Rwanda.
A former coach of Gambia and Burkina Faso, Put’s first game in charge will be against Mauritania in a friendly international in Nouakchott on 24 March 2018.