Le Graët slams the door, his successor announced


Holder of a Master’s degree in international law, I realized at the end of my university course that it was important to evolve in a field that we appreciate. Overnight, I decided to put an end to the dream of my parents, who saw me as a future lawyer, to live from my passion: sport. Since then, I have covered mercatos and sports news, trying to inform readers as well as possible.

Since Tuesday, Noël Le Graët is no longer president of the French Football Federation. Under investigation for moral and sexual harassment, the 81-year-old man submitted his resignation. From now on, the race is launched for his succession. Several names have been mentioned, but a big favorite emerges.

Plunged into a serious institutional crisis, will French football get its head above water? This is what the Minister of Sports hopes, Amelie Oudea-Casterawhich welcomed the departure of Noël Le Graët from the presidency of the FFF. Accused of moral and sexual harassment, the 81-year-old man submitted his resignation on Tuesday. As explained Etienne Moatti, the situation had become untenable within the institution.

“The situation had become untenable”

The comex comes out relieved because the resignation of Le Graët was expected by everyone. The situation had become untenable. The comex saves his head, it’s an individual resignation. The comex should continue until 2024. There was one resignation, that of Jamel Sandjak. Presents it to him as a disagreement, but the real reality is that he wanted to distance himself from the management of Le Graët. He thinks about the future, about being a candidate for the presidency of the FFF confided the journalist from L’Equipe. Acting President, Philippe Diallo will retain his post until June 10, the date of the next Federal Assembly. In the meantime, some members of the comex could run for the presidency of the FFF. Behind the scenes, some are also preparing the return of Michael Platini according to information from

Who could apply for the position?

Its competitors? We can’t quite see who. The potential successors could be Jean-Michel Aulas, but he is linked to OL and aims to chair the Women’s League. There is also Marc Keller, who ticks all the boxes, but he is not in a technical situation to claim this position since he is the owner of Strasbourg said the journalist on L’

The big favorite is…

For Moatti, Diallo is the big favorite to succeed Le Graet.Diallo is the president of the FFF. He has a mission until June 10, the date of the next Assembly. There will be a vote on his retention in office until the end of Le Graët’s mandate or possibly another candidate from the comex, who could take his place. The most probable for the moment is that he will be maintained, that he will obtain a mandate until 2024. Diallo leaves to be the favourite” he confided.

Le Graët slams the door, his successor announced 24hfootnews.

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