“We immediately expressed our indignation, and a feeling of shame invaded each of us. “OGC Nice in its press release. “We are appalled by the lyrics sung on Wednesday night. We immediately expressed our indignation, and a feeling of shame invaded each of us. Such an act is unjustifiable”, he first recalled, before returning to the incidents that occurred in August against OM and the first measures taken as a result. “Our role is to sanction those who harm OGC Nice, its public and its image”, continued the president, announcing a first individual sanction against the “capo” of the South Brigade, who s is seen as meaning “a commercial stadium ban” which will take effect “from this weekend”. The individual in question will therefore not be able to attend the Lille reception on Saturday (9 p.m.). A tribute desired in the 9th minute But other sanctions could follow. “This in-depth work will continue in the coming days, in particular over the course of the investigation carried out by our services and the authorities following the complaints lodged”, added Rivère, who also encouraged the Nice public to pay tribute to the former Nantes striker, who died tragically in 2019, in the 9th minute of the match against LOSC. As Canaris fans do regularly, in reference to the number 9 worn by the Argentinian.
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