PSG had announced this Friday morning in a press release the absence of Achraf Hakimi during the day's training session "for personal reasons". If the Parisian club did not wish to give more details, the 25-year-old Moroccan defender was near Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) in order to be heard by the justice, an information announced by RMC and that we are able to confirm.
According to judicial sources, the semi-finalist of the last World Cup was confronted in the morning by the woman who accuses him of the rape for which he was indicted last March. A confrontation between the accuser and Achraf Hakimi that had long been desired by the defense, which had regretted the absence of a meeting between the two parties.
This step comes a little more than nine months after the events that allegedly took place at the player's home in Boulogne-Billancourt, on Saturday 25 February. According to the young woman, the footballer kissed her, lifted her clothes and kissed her breasts despite her protests.
Present for the match against Nantes
The 24-year-old victim did not wish to file a complaint, the Créteil prosecutor's office first took up the case on its own before forwarding it to the Nanterre prosecutor's office (Hauts-de-Seine). These events led to the placement of Achraf Hakimi under judicial supervision without a ban on leaving the country. The player continues to dispute the accusations and maintain his innocence. Privately, he displays his serenity and confidence as to the progress of the case, which he follows closely. He lets justice take its course,
In the press conference, Luis Enrique did not want to elaborate further on the subject. He had only announced that Achraf Hakimi would be available for the visit of FC Nantes on Saturday at the Parc des Princes. "These are personal questions," explained the PSG coach. But he's doing very well, he'll be called up for tomorrow's (Saturday) game. It belongs to Achraf, I'm not going to give an opinion, it's nothing serious, in any case nothing that will have any influence for the match against Nantes. »