Football: A young Le Mans player hit by a shot in the middle of a match

The facts occurred during a pre-season friendly match in Niort on Wednesday. & quot; The & nbsp; victim has other sequelae than hematoma & quot ;, according to the Niort club.


The facts occurred during a friendly pre-season match in Niort on Wednesday. "The victim has other sequelae than a hematoma", according to the Niort club.

A player in the under-17 team at Le Mans was "hit by a lead bullet, fired by an airgun" in a friendly pre-season match at Niort, the latter club regretted. a press release on its website.

[#Communique] Official release of the club following the incident occurred this afternoon at the stadium of the Mineraie.
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"Fortunately, the victim has no other sequelae than a hematoma, however, players and staffs, niortais as manceau, are shocked by this incident," laments the Chamois Niortais FC, which "strongly condemns these actions from where that they can come ".

"Great time to sound the alarm"

According to the Deux-Sèvres club, the referee "decided to move the match from field A to field B" shortly before half-time. "The reason: a young player Manceau felt a pain in the back," say the Chamois whose team first evolves in Ligue 2.

"Sitting next to the bench, he was hit by a lead bullet, fired by a pneumatic rifle," they said, adding that the "police forces" moved "to find facts". "It is high time to sound the alarm before a real tragedy occurs," concludes the club Niort.

ref: europe1