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23 March 2017 16:00 (South Africa)

French sports minister to convene soccer crisis talks

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The performance and behaviour of the French soccer team is clearly a matter of national importance. French President Nicolas Sarkozy has asked his minister of sport, Roselyne Bachelot, to stay longer in South Africa to hold crisis talks with the French management and players. But with the amount of testosterone flying around the French camp recently, we're not convinced that they're going to listen to a woman. Read more: IOL

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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