Stephanie Fraparte will be the referee for the Coupe de France final between OGC Nice and FC Nantes on 7 May. A choice that doesn’t make sense to Jerome Rothen, who thinks he doesn’t deserve to referee this meeting.
The talk is not over over the appointment of Stephanie Fraparte. The French referee appointed to referee the final of the Coupe de France between Nantes and Nice on 7 May has come under considerable criticism in recent hours. in Rothen Ignite at RMCJerome Rothen believes that he should not have refereeed this meeting.
“I’m not going into the men’s/female debate, that’s not the question. He should be judged like any referee. He’s an international referee now, so we see him as one of the best French referees and this No problem. On the European scene, she has managed to do a few matches this year. Not in the Champions League, but in the Europa Conference League and the Europa League. We will judge her like that.” Underlines the former PSG player.
“Since December, it’s rubbish every month”
If Pascal Garibian confirms that “his appointment rewards both his serious work and his performance”, Jerome Rothen does not share this opinion. “Generally, the final of the Coupe de France is the last game of the season, except this year, it continues. The last game of the season is a party, it represents the two teams that have the most energy and quality to reach It’s the Coupe de France final. It’s also the referee’s celebration. It’s pretty representative of the referees being the most consistent throughout the season. Stephanie Frapart, since December, it’s stupid every month. Me, it bothers me is. “
Following the controversy at Auxerre-Toulouse or Brest-Nice, Rothen felt that the referee of the Women’s World Cup final “is not qualified to referee in the final of the Coupe de France”, and that “a psychological problem with choice” has arisen. does. of Stephanie Frapart”.