Extensions After the tension preceding the eighth round of the Coupe de France, finally won by the Varois, the match could go to court
Mourad Boudjellal (here in 2019) and the Hyères football club have announced their intention to file a complaint against their opponent Perpignan in the Coupe de France. — Jacques Witt/Sipa
- The Coupe de France meeting between Hyères (N2) and the Saint-Estève Perpignan club (R1) was the subject strong pre-match tensions between the two clubs.
- Hyères has announced its intention to file two complaints: one concerning the invasion of the field at the end of the match and the integrity of the players who would have been endangered, the other against the president of Saint-Estève.
- Mourad Boudjellal, the president of FC Hyères 83, detected racist connotations in the remarks of his counterpart from Union Saint-Estève Espoir Perpignan Méditerranée Métropole.
The Football Club d’Hyères 83 has announced his intention to file a complaint against his counterpart from the Union Saint-Estève Espoir Perpignan Méditerranée; The epilogue of an encounter at controversy – finally won on penalties by the Varois – and bittersweet exchanges between the two clubs that preceded it. their opposition.
The Varois had asked; and obtained, from the French Federation, the relocation of the match of the 8th round of the Coupe de France which opposed the two clubs. Initially planned on the lawn of the Aloès stadium, the usual ground of the Catalan club Regional 1, it was finally held on another stadium, at Perpignan. According to the leaders of the Pyrenees-Orientales club, the residents of Nationale 2 would have presented the lawn as “a potato field” to request the change of land.
A sequel in justice?
The people of Var believe that integrity is players has been endangerment at the end of the match: “Serious incidents took place at the stadium. the end of the match with an invasion of the lawn by individuals close to the club and leaders (volunteers) who came to do battle with our players” published on his social networks. “The club filmed the entirety of the scene and will shortly send a copy to the FFF. Filing of complaint will be made, it will be requested to the leaders of Saint-Est&eve;ve the security measures; who were taken other than security guards; volunteers for a match that a president had sought; to degenerate all week.”
Mourad Boudjellal on his side; took very badly to the projection of his counterpart Saint-Estève, before the match. “Ami Mourad with the sweet melon, we wish you a good evening in this wait, but still advise you to fill up the bus, download a podcast from the Grandes Gueules, to type “stade des Aloès” in Waze, and to change your advice to clowning around.” Response from the Var club: “Concerning the racist remarks and the metaphor with a melon, a legal follow-up will be given. The President of Saint-Estève should have remember the African proverb that says “Who swallows a coconut or a melon trusts his anus”.”
By then, on the pitch, Hyères will have another nicer meeting with the reception (in Toulon) of Marseille in the 32nd final of the Coupe de France.