Noël Le Graët, president of the French Football Federation (FFF), will be heard on Tuesday by the inspectors responsible for the audit of the functioning of the body. A coincidence of the calendar two days after the controversy sparked by Le Graët’s words about Zidane.
It has nothing to do with his speech on Sunday at RMC. But that will make the climate a little heavier still. Noël Le Graët, president of the French Football Federation (FFF), will be heard on Tuesday by the investigators responsible for examining how the body works. This will therefore take place two days after the controversial remarks of the boss of the FFF about Zinedine Zidane, on Sunday in the program Bartoli Time on RMC.
Already heard once
Le Graët has already been heard once as part of this review commissioned by the Ministry of Sports following several testimonies from employees or former employees denouncing the harmful climate in the body, some even accusing Le Graët of sexual harassment. . What the chairman of the FFF has always defended. This calendar was specified on December 23 by Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, Minister of Sports.
“The revision continues, Noël Le Graët will be heard on the horizon on January 10 as well as Florence Hardouin (general manager, editor’s note), had indicated the minister on RTL. They have already been listened to a first time and they will be a the second time. There are others to be tried. We must go to the end of this work, we must bring it to charge and dismissal.
On Sunday, Oudéa-Castéra reacted strongly to Le Graët’s remarks about Zidane. “Statements again above ground with the added bonus this time of a shameful lack of respect that hurts us all, to a legend of football and sport: a ‘president’ of the first sports federation in France should not say that, a- she launched on Twitter. Sorry for this word too much about Zinedine Zidane please.” The relationship between the minister and the head of French football has been very fresh for many months against the background of the pike of the media. This was especially felt during the duo’s visit to the French team before the start of the World Cup.