Another sad episode involving supporters this season. Winner of Canet-en-Roussillon on Sunday in the round of 16 of the Gambardella Cup, OL saw a group of their supporters accused of lynching a minor, as denounced by the Pyrénées-Orientales club. OL also reacted and condemned these acts, recalling that they had not organized any travel for this match. The general manager of CRFC has since revealed that the 17-year-old supporter was actually assaulted for wearing an OM sweater.
“He got beaten up, he got mugged. Then they undressed him, they took off his sweater, leaving him shirtless, and they took his personal belongings.detailed Jordi Delclos at the microphone of France Bluealso specifying that the mother of the young man transported to the emergency room was going to file a complaint and that the Canet club would file a handrail. “The Canet RFC club confirms that a minor was hit by several OL supporters because he was wearing an OM jersey. I am deeply shocked by this news and give my full support to this young boy hospitalized this evening”for his part reacted Jacques Cardoze, the director of communication of the Phocaeans, on Twitter.
The club of @canetRFC confirms that a minor was hit by several OL supporters because he was wearing an OM shirt. I am deeply shocked by this news and give my full support to this young boy hospitalized tonight. https://t.co/invaT9xnVg
— Jacques Cardoze (@JacquesCardoze) February 21, 2022