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The women's D1 from 12 to 10 clubs next season? Players are indignant


The FFF could withdraw two teams from the elite next season after the stoppage during the season of the second division. Players,

Will the elite of French women's football shrink?

According to L'Équipe, the French Football Federation (FFF) will set up a first division with ten clubs, instead of twelve currently, for the 2021-2022 season.

Concretely, the last two teams in the standings would be relegated at the end of the last day of the championship, on June 5, but no club would climb from the second division, a championship stopped by the health crisis in early March.

A prospect that worries top players in the championship.

The former captain of the Bleues, the Lyonnaise Wendie Renard, was moved Thursday evening on Twitter.

Since the 2019 World Cup

(Editor's note: organized in France)

, French women's football has been regressing, wrote the defender on the social network.

President Le Graët, President Aulas, Brigitte Henriques

(Editor's note: vice-president of the FFF and former international)


Do not let our championship and our sport die.


French women's football has been on the decline since the 2019 World Cup.

President Le Graët, President Aulas, Brigitte Henriques.

Do not let our championship and our sport die.

- Wendie Renard (@WRenard) May 6, 2021

" It's a shame.

The World Cup in France was just an illusion.

Might as well have a small tournament one weekend in May if we disturb the FFF, indignant on Twitter his partner at OL, the Norwegian Ada Hegerberg.

Good job to everyone.

“Very upbeat, the first Golden Ball in history also calls out to Brigitte Henriques, also a candidate for the presidency of the French National Olympic and Sports Committee (Cnosf).

Jean-Michel Aulas tries to calm things down

“What a pity for a league supposed to be one of the most competitive in the world, regrets, still on the social network, the Canadian Girondins de Bordeaux, Vanessa Gilles.

In addition to the canceled Coupe de France (of course only for the women) and let's not even talk about the D2 which could not resume… ”

President of OL and member of the executive committee of the French Football Federation, Jean-Michel Aulas tried to calm things down by responding to Ada Hegerberg's tweet. “For the moment, no decision taken for the future, writes the Lyon leader. Simply, the strict application of the regulations would result in a D1 to 10… But let's remain innovative and creative, and the FFF will present the best solution. According to L'Équipe, the FFF is therefore considering setting up a 14-team championship for the 2022-2023 season.

Source: leparis

All sports articles on 2021-05-08

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