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FFF: the pre-report of the audit mission considers that Le Graët no longer has "the legitimacy necessary to administer French football"


Noël Le Graët and Florence Hardouin are not spared by this report. It is in fact the entire operation of the instance that is targeted.

No one is spared.

After three and a half months of investigation, the provisional report of the audit mission on the French Football Federation (FFF) was sent on Monday to President Noël Le Graët, who was withdrawn, to its general manager Florence Hardouin, who was updated. foot, as well as the interim president of the FFF Philipe Diallo and the Minister of Sports, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra.

It is precisely the ministry that commissioned this audit mission of the General Inspectorate of Education, Sport and Research (IGESR) in the fall.

FFF leaders now have ten days to learn of the charges.

And answer it.

In extracts made public by


, President Le Graët, who is said to have “

a problematic attitude towards women which can be qualified at least as sexist

”, is widely pinpointed.


Given his behavior towards women, his statements towards women, his public statements and the failures of the governance of the FFF, Mr. Le Graët no longer has the necessary legitimacy to administer and represent French football

", asserts -your.

The Team

also disseminates excerpts from this report which guesses "

strong signs of weakening, those of the end of a story.

The president multiplies what some call "slippages", but which above all illustrate the drift of a solitary power without any internal regulatory tool


Some points could also end up in court and “

the mission will send additional information to the report it made on January 13, 2023 to the Paris public prosecutor.


Sexist atmosphere and violence

Mr. Le Graët is not the only one to be singled out, however.

It is a question of a "

very authoritarian management

" of Florence Hardouin and also of a "

sexist and violent atmosphere which reigned within the (steering committee) until 2020


The policy to fight against gender-based and sexual violence in the federal network is neither effective nor efficient

, we add, in remarks revealed by


At the headquarters of the FFF, gender-based and sexual violence is never clearly designated.

The fight against gender-based and sexual violence is largely underestimated in federal development policy.


To read also Low blows, betrayals, accusations of sexual harassment… Behind the scenes of the chaos at the FFF before crucial days

If it is a question of a “

toxic influence

” of the duo Le Graët / Hardouin, the report is however not only dependent.

This tandem will undoubtedly straighten out the federation financially and sportingly.

A strong political orientation, a positive sporting dynamic and a favorable financial environment, characterized by a substantial growth in television broadcasting rights, allowing the FFF to change its economic model


Noël Le Graët had to resign, at least temporarily, from his duties on January 11 pending the publication of the report.

Florence Hardouin was laid off the same day by the Comex.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2023-01-30

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