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French Cup: unsurprisingly, PSG supporters banned from traveling to the Vélodrome


Bouches-du-Rhône police chief Frédérique Camilleri took a number of measures before the OM-PSG match on Wednesday (9:10 p.m.).

14 years without going to Marseille.

Are we doomed to life?


This is what the Parisian supporters were wondering on Saturday, with this message written on a banner deployed during PSG-Toulouse (2-1), four days before an OM-PSG in the round of 16 of the Coupe de France.

They will therefore not be surprised to learn that their presence is not welcome at the Vélodrome stadium on Wednesday evening (kick-off at 9:10 p.m.).

By evoking "

the rivalry

" between the two clubs and "

the serious disturbances to public order

" that it has caused "

recurrently in the past

", and without failing to recall that OM supporters had no did not make the trip to Paris last October, in Ligue 1, the police chief of Bouches-du-Rhône Frédérique Camilleri took a certain number of measures.

In a press release published on Monday, two days before the meeting, we learn in particular that it is prohibited "

for anyone claiming the quality of a PSG supporter to access the Stade Vélodrome and to circulate or park near the stadium and in nearby or neighboring districts from Wednesday February 8 at 8 a.m. to Thursday February 9 at 4


In fact, it is even forbidden for lovers of the capital club “

to move individually or collectively on Wednesday February 8, 2023 between the Ile-de-France region and the municipality of Marseille


Same thing in L1 at the end of February

Last but not least, the prefect also prohibited "

processions, parades, gatherings and wanderings of supporters in the 1st, 6th and 8th arrondissements of Marseille

" on the day of the match, as well as "

the sale of drinks in glass containers to around the stadium


Of course, "

the wearing, transport and use of pyrotechnic devices

" is prohibited around the lair of Olympique de Marseille.

Parisian supporters will also not be welcome in Marseille on February 26, during the new duel which awaits PSG and OM at the Vélodrome.

This time, it will be as part of the 25th day of the French championship.

Source: lefigaro

All sports articles on 2023-02-06

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