FOOTBALL The Senegalese Football Federation issued a statement on Thursday evening after the FFF urged Idrissa Gueye to clarify his position after his forfeit against Montpellier, at the occasion of the day against homophobia
PSG midfielder Idrissa Gueye. — John SPENCER/SIPA
Isolated and put under pressure in France after refusing to to participate in; the day against homophobia on the lawn of the MHSC in Ligue 1, Idrissa Gueye is always supported in his country. The Senegalese Football Federation has published Thursday a press release in reaction to the position of the FFF, which, through its committee; of ethics, urged the same day the Parisian to justify his absence.
The Senegalese football authority has declared having read the letter from the FFF « with great surprise (and great concern about the treatment of certain players who are mainly of African origin, let's be clear). »
Difficult to find legal grounds
And prosecute. “ When ethics is based on the hypothetical and the diktat, freedom individual is in danger, writes the Senegalese Federation. If it is difficult to find the legal, statutory or regulatory bases of such an approach in the texts of football or sport in general, its purpose is is on the other hand clear: to force the player to; do what his free will does not incline him to; To do. ”