Molina - Moulin, act II.
Monday evening, in a discussion on Twitter, the sulphurous journalist and essayist Romain Molina accused Stéphane Moulin, coach of Caen (L2), of having "hunted Ramadan" and of denigrating his Muslim players when he was in post in Angers until the end of last season.
Direct accusations of racism that made the person jump.
“I am upset by the defamatory and completely unfounded remarks of Mr. Molina towards me concerning a so-called difference of treatment with certain players. I have been training for 23 years with passion and respect for all men without any discrimination. Thanks to this job, I have been able for many years to discover men and personalities coming from very different horizons, explains the technician from Caen, publicly supported by his team and his managers. I nourish myself daily with the multicultural aspect that can be found in coaching and management. This insult is serious and affects me personally and my family. I must justify myself with a totally unfounded, gratuitous and violent accusation. Whether with Stade Malherbe Caen or Angers SCO,I have never taken ethnic and religious affiliations into consideration in the management of my groups. "
Stéphane Moulin defends himself against the accusations of which he was the victim, and announces that a complaint will be filed against Romain Molina ⬇️ https://t.co/Z966zgajJU
- Malherbe inside (@Malherbe_inside) September 14, 2021
On France Bleu Normandie, Moulin returned precisely to the expression “Ramadan hunting”. "What happened in Angers
(Editor's note: where he broke a longevity record with ten years on the bench)
is what is happening everywhere else in other clubs and what will surely happen in Caen next year , he blurted out. On game days, boys who do Ramadan are asked not to do it that day because they have the opportunity to catch up with it. It is simply to protect them on the physical level because not to drink, nor to eat when one demands high intensity efforts, it is dangerous for them. At no time has a player refused to do this. They are fully aware that it is to preserve their physical integrity. "
Moulin plans to file a defamation complaint against Molina, who had already attacked him on the subject of racism. "This gentleman will have to give proof of what he is saying," he continues. Because all the players I have had in Angers will be able to say that I have never forbidden to do Ramadan. "