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Ligue 1: "We should no longer play" in the event of aggression of a player, ton Kombouaré


Antoine Kombouaré, Nantes coach, got angry Thursday against the "criminals" who attack players like the Marseillais Dimitri Payet ...

Antoine Kombouaré, coach of Nantes, got carried away Thursday against the "


" who attack players like the Marseillais Dimitri Payet on Sunday in Lyon but also against the authorities who have considered resuming the match, believing that "

we must not no longer play

”in the event of an assault.


Every time a player is attacked, we actors say that we should no longer play

"Said the coach, explaining that he was also targeted by various objects, including a pair of scissors, when he was playing for PSG in the 1990s. The match between Lyon and Marseille was interrupted on Sunday when Dimitri Payet was coming. to receive a plastic bottle on the head, from the Lyon stands. While Nantes is preparing to receive Marseille in less than a week, Kombouaré warned: "

If a supporter from our region attacks a player from Marseille, we cannot play

". “

If tomorrow one of my players is attacked, there is no more game. The authorities can say what they want, I send my team to the shower and we go home. Even if we have to lose points

», He insisted.

If a player is on the ground like Payet on Sunday, “

it's over, we don't talk about football anymore.

There are only politicians, people from the League and supporters to think that we can still play football.

But we can not.

We are attacked in our flesh, we are attacked in our head,

”he continued.

The Nantes coach also called for “


stadium bans

for the perpetrators of these attacks: “

These people are criminals, they don't give a damn in the stadiums


To discover

  • Ligue 1 fixtures and results

  • League 1 standings

Source: lefigaro

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