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Football: the SCO sinks far from the Angevin sweetness


STORY - President Saïd Chabane announced his resignation on Wednesday. The umpteenth episode of a long shipwreck for the Angers club almost condemned to Ligue 2.

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The impassive mine behind rounded glasses, Saïd Chabane posed that day his gaze on an Algeria jersey enthroned in his office, autographed by all the players after their qualification for the 2014 World Cup. “Offered by

Faouzi Ghoulam

”, proudly told us the future ex-president of Angers SCO, a 58-year-old Franco-Algerian.

A relic of a euphoric memory, like from another life.

When Saïd Chabane received

Le Figaro,

at the end of February, on the black leather sofas of his office, the SCO peaked at 16 games without a win in Ligue 1, including a series of 13 defeats in a row, the worst in the history of the French championship.

Since then, there have been four other defeats, a change of coach in murky circumstances, we will come back to this, and the resignation of the president, announced on Wednesday.

How could the club, well established in L1 since 2015 and still ranked between 9th and 14th place, fall so low, so quickly?

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Source: lefigaro

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