October 16, 2021

A painful news falls before the trip to Angers!

This is the big concern at the moment on the side of FC Nantes before the trip to Angers within the framework of the 6th day of Ligue 1. A player of the Canaries suffered from a heart attack Thursday afternoon, at the end of training at La Jonelière.

A protégé of Stéphane Ziani plunges FC Nantes back into emotion

Almost three years after the Emiliano Sala tragedy, another drama is currently plunging FC Nantes into emotion. Thursday afternoon, a player from the reserve team of FC Nantes suffered a heart attack on the Jonelière grounds. Currently hospitalized at Nantes University Hospital, the player suffered from a heart attack. The discomfort occurred at the end of training at La Jonelière. Cardiac massage was performed for a long time on the lawn by the trainer of the reserve, Stéphane Ziani, and a young physiotherapist who was on site.

The defibrillator has been used. The 19-year-old was taken care of by rescuers and transported to the Nantes University Hospital. He had not regained consciousness when he left Jonelière. According to information collected by the regional newspaper Ouest-France, the young man was plunged into an artificial coma. Out of respect for those close to him, the club did not reveal his identity, but FC Nantes requested the postponement of the match of the 7th day of National 2 which was to oppose Andrézieux at the Marcel Saupin stadium, Saturday at 4 p.m. The FFF and Andrézieux have of course accepted.

FC Nantes official press release

Yesterday afternoon during the training of the National 2 group which was held at the Jonelière Games Plain, a player of the squad was the victim of discomfort during the session.

Taken care of very quickly, he is currently hospitalized. Out of respect and at the request of the family, we will not disclose their identity. For the time being, the Club has no more information to communicate.

Postponement of the Saturday afternoon game

FC Nantes, who were to face Andrézieux-Bouthéon FC on Saturday afternoon at the Stade Marcel-Saupin (4 p.m.), asked the French Football Federation to postpone the match, in agreement with the club from the Loire department. . A request validated by all parties.

FC Nantes gives all its support to the player as well as to his family and loved ones.