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FCN unveils jersey worn by players on Sunday in tribute to Sala


A year after the death of the Argentinian, a new tribute is being prepared for Beaujoire, on the occasion of Nantes-Bordeaux on Sunday

The jersey worn by FCN players on Sunday. - A. Duret / FC Nantes

  • During Nantes-Bordeaux, Sunday (5 p.m.), a tribute will be paid to Emiliano Sala, who disappeared in a plane crash a year ago.
  • The FCN unveiled this Tuesday morning the jersey worn by Nantes players in tribute to their former partner.

“We all miss him. "A year almost to the day after the disappearance of Emiliano Sala, FC Nantes has announced that a tribute to the player who died in a plane crash will take place Sunday at La Beaujoire, on the occasion of the reception of the Girondins of Bordeaux.

At the meeting, the Canaries will wear a special jersey inspired by Argentina. "Because he dreamed of putting on the shirt of the Argentine selection, the players of FC Nantes will give up the time of a championship meeting, their traditional yellow and green jersey for a blue and white tunic", explains the club. It was unveiled this Tuesday morning. It is available now on the club store (website). “All the profits from the sales (…) will be allocated to the two Argentinian training clubs of Emiliano. "

You put on the Nantes tunic with harshness and loyalty, leaving an unforgettable memory within the Yellow House. Facing Bordeaux, in order to pay tribute to you, FC Nantes will be in the colors of your country. A jersey you deserved!

- FC Nantes (@FCNantes) January 21, 2020

Photos, song and applause

On Sunday, moreover, the portrait of Emiliano Sala will be positioned on the central circle during the warm-up while “photos and videos retracing his four magnificent seasons in our colors” will be broadcast during the pre-match. The club has also published a special issue of its magazine, which will be distributed to supporters at the entrance to the stadium.

The tifo in preparation should be particularly worth a look as fans will be called upon to give voice to the glory of the Argentinian, replacing the usual music. "A minute of applause will then be observed in the stadium at kick-off, to which we will associate Philippe Gondet, who also died on January 21," concludes FC Nantes.


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  • Nantes
  • Girondins de Bordeaux
  • Tribute
  • Emiliano Sala
  • Soccer
  • FC Nantes
  • Sport

Source: 20minf

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