The verdict is in but Christian Ambadiang, still under the influence of the insults leveled against him, has difficulty moving on. After learning, Thursday, of the sanction - 26 weeks of suspension - inflicted on the scrum half of Provence Rugby Ludovic Radosavljevic for his racist remarks, the winger of Nevers (Nièvre) reacted in the columns of the Journal du Center. "I'm happy because we have an answer that we have been waiting for two weeks," he said. I'm waiting to see what his club will say. He can't just stay home and wait. He has to do things for the community as well. "Radosavljevic, 32, had launched with regard to Ambadiang, 22, during the Pro D2 Provence Rugby - Nevers match on September 3:" I'm going to burn you dirty banana eater ".
"These words are stuck in my head"
The Cameroonian winger, who denounced these insults on social networks, told the local newspaper that he appreciated the many messages of support received.
"I did not expect this story to go around the world, I really received a lot of support and everyone needed the sanction to be strong," he said.
The player is now trying to "focus more on the field and rugby", but he knows he will not be able to turn the page easily.
“I get up every day wanting to move on,” he said.
But it's not like a fight after which you apologize and forget.
It's much harder to forget.
Today, these words remain stuck in my head and in my heart.
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Thursday, the disciplinary commission of the National Rugby League (LNR) had held against the culprit the maximum penalty incurred (52 weeks) then reduced it by half.
The LNR had indeed taken into account "the spontaneous recognition by the player of the facts with which he is accused once the meeting is over on social networks and at the hearing ..." and his blank "criminal record".
Ludovic Radosavljevic is now awaiting the sanction of his club, which fired him as soon as the facts were revealed.