Nice-Marseille incidents: the Tribune Populaire will be closed for four matches


The measure comes into force this Saturday, for the match against Bordeaux.

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In the aftermath of the overflows that occurred during the match between OGC Nice and Olympique de Marseille, the Tribune Populaire, from which bottles were thrown on the lawn and the players, will be closed as soon as the match against Bordeaux, Saturday August 28, and for four games, announced the prefect of the Alpes-Maritimes, Bernard Gonzalez.

The Nice ultras, installed in this stand, had thrown projectiles at Marseille players from the start of the opposition between the Aiglons and OM. Earlier in the evening, Jean-Pierre Rivère, the president of Nice, announced the installation, confirmed by the prefect, of protective nets between the lawn and the stand so that these events do not happen again.

Finally, the prefect also promises “a.s.a.p”, the strengthening of the protection of the visitors’ parking lot, namely the place where the supporters of the team that visits the receiving club are located, with the installation of plexiglass to separate the parking lot from the rest of the North stand, as this already exists in other stages. As well as the installation of nets on the front of the yard. Today, there are only on the sides.

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