By Le Figaro
The Minister of Sports spoke about the conviction of the French international for domestic violence on Tuesday.
The Minister of Sports, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, welcomed on Wednesday “the firmness» of the reaction of the French Rugby Federation (FFR) considering that Tuesday’s sentencing of Mohamed Haouasto one year in prison in Montpellier for domestic violence, was “incompatiblewith the values of the French team.
Asked about France 2, she greeted both “the firmness” And “the right words“of the FFR which judged”inadmissible” And “incompatible with the representation of our nation at the international level» the player’s conviction, but also the reaction of the Clermont club which terminated the contract of the player who was to join him in July.
“In these circumstances, it is impossible for him to carry the flag“said the minister. “It will be up to Fabien Galthié the coach to speak definitively on this subject.“, did she say.
Oudéa-Castéra not in favor of Haouas being permanently banned from the Blues
Should he be banned?definitivelyof the French team? “Definitely, no, he will serve his sentence and we will have to think about the rest“. It is “a tragedy for this family and a huge mess“, she also reacted saying her “thoughts for his wife and their two children“. “Being a member of the France team implies irreproachable respect for the values of respect and integrity. Firmness is our duty in such circumstances“, said Tuesday evening Serge Simon, vice-president of the FFR in charge of the teams of France, quoted in the press release where the body announces “his dismay“.
The FFR has been in turmoil for its part in recent months with the resignation in January of its president Bernard Laporte after his two-year suspended prison sentence for corruption. An election is currently underway and the name of the new boss of French rugby will be known on June 14.
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