NICE-ASSE: OGCN condemns the shocking song of its supporters over the death of Emiliano Sala

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OGC Nice reacted quickly to a song sung by some Nice supporters to mock the death of Emiliano Sala, this Wednesday evening’s win against Saint-Etienne in the Allianz Riviera (4-2, day 36 of Ligue 1) during. The Riviera Club condemns “an unimaginable and disgusting provocation”.

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The club’s response was not long in coming. This Wednesday evening, minutes after the final whistle of the meeting between Nice and Saint-इटtienne, won by the Aegliones (4-2, day 36 of Ligue 1), the Riviera club strongly condemned the songs about Emiliano Sala. Of. Spreads of the Allianz Riviera.

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The club wrote in a press release, “OGC Nice strongly condemns the song heard about Emiliano Sala at the Allianz Riviera on Wednesday evening. The club does not in any way recognize the values ​​of itself or the entire family. Red And black in this unimaginable and despicable provocation of a minority of its supporters. OGC Nice sends its support to the family and friends of Emiliano Sala.”

A song already heard during the Coupe de France final

In the 9th minute of the play, as is customary in Beaujoiré or Matmut Atlantique, Nice supporters hijacked a song in memory of the Argentine striker, who died in a plane crash in January 2019. “He is an Argentine, who does not swim well, Emiliano under water, Emiliano under water”, instead of using the traditional words: “He is an Argentine who does not let go, Emiliano Sala, Emiliano Sala. ” The song has already been sung at the Stade de France during the final between Nantes and Nice, but it was rarely taken in the stands.

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On Wednesday evening, Valentin Rongier also reacted strongly to this shocking song. “What a shame… this is disgusting,” tweeted the OM midfielder, Sala’s former teammate at the FC Nantes jersey.

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