After the meeting, which ended in a defeat (1-0) for Olympique de Marseille (OM) on the last day of Ligue 1, a journalist from France 3 Corse, Via Stella, was attacked by Marseille supporters at a service station near the stadium.
“Initial elements report significant violence committed by a group of individuals whose identities are being sought. Police custody was initiated at 1:15 a.m. this Sunday, said the public prosecutor of Ajaccio, Nicolas Septe. An investigation has been opened on the heads of “aggravated violence and aggravated theft”.
The journalist is hospitalized and “seriously injured enough without his life being in danger”, he added.
The chain announced the filing of a complaint.
Eight-year-old child with cancer molested
In addition, an eight-year-old child with cancer, invited to Corsica on Saturday to fulfill his “dream” of meeting OM players, was “shamefully abused” with his parents in the stadium, announced, this Sunday, AC Ajaccio, speaking of “unspeakable acts”.
“The dream quickly turned into a nightmare when Kenzo and his parents, who came in the colors of Olympique de Marseille, were shamefully abused by individuals who broke into their dressing room,” the club said in a statement. . “As soon as the individuals have been identified by our services, we will file a complaint against them,” he promises.
“My husband was in front of the door, told Amandine, Kenzo’s mother, to France Bleu Provence. “They punched him twice in the face. They then pushed my son, he fell and his face hit the iron bar of the seat,” she continues. The attackers “ripped off the shirts and burned them”, declaring: “Here we burned you, son of a bitch”.
In the daily Corse Matin, the president of the Orsi Ribelli group of supporters disputes details of the story while confirming that “a few people seated in the Faedda stand came up, punched the father twice to make him take off the jersey before to come down with the outfit”.
“Worrying loss of value”
The mayor of Ajaccio, Stéphane Sbraggia, expressed, on Twitter, his indignation at the “gratuitous and scandalous aggression” of the child and his parents as well as that of the journalist “brutalised in the exercise of his functions”. , “acts that testify to a worrying loss of values”.
At the end of the match, however, the child was able to spend some time with one of his idols, OM player Matteo Guendouzi.
As of Friday, tensions had erupted between supporters of the two camps in Ajaccio, requiring the creation at the last minute of a fan-zone on a beach for the hundreds of Marseille supporters who had made the trip.
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