Pablo Longoria will boycott the match if Marseille fans are deprived of it

Pablo Longoria will boycott the match if Marseille fans are deprived of it

Football – The president says he stands in solidarity with his supporters, who learned on Tuesday that they were finally banned from the stadium in retaliation for what awaits the Portuguese on their return.

No supporters and no president. president Oh Pablo Longoria confirmed on Wednesday that he “will not attend” the first leg of their quarter-final European League Thursday between his team and Benfica if Marseille fans are prevented from entering the stadium.


The Portuguese club announced, on Tuesday, its decision to cancel tickets sold to Marseille fans for the match, after it was “officially notified by the French authorities of the decision to prevent the presence of Benfica fans in Marseille for the return match” next April. 18. However, a supposed travel ban on Portuguese fans had not been implemented early on Wednesday evening, more than a week before the match.

He added, “As president of Olympique Marseille (…) I cannot accept that our fans, who made enormous sacrifices to come to Portugal, cannot reach the visitors' stand to attend a match that we are all looking forward to in this very difficult season.” Longoria wrote In a press release.

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