THE 01/06/2024 9:03 p.m.
François-Rgis Mughe is still patient to play with OM…
Remaining at Olympique de Marseille after refusing to play in the African Cup of Nations with Cameroon, striker François-Régis Mughe is currently not authorized to play with his club. The figure is in the group for the 32nd final of the Coupe de France against US Thionville-Lusitanos on Sunday.
This is a choice that is a surprise. Very rarely used since the start of the season by Olympique de Marseille (201 minutes in all competitions), the Quant attack François-Régis Mughe declined Cameroon’s call-up for the African Cup of Nations.
The Cameroonian is not part of the Federation’s agreement to play with a club during the CAN and does not participate in the 32nd finals of the Coupe de France…
OM and Mughe awaiting the green light from Cameroon
While the Marseille club hopes to be able to count on its attacker for the duration of the CAN, FIFA regulations prevent the player from wearing the colors of OM without an agreement from the Cameroonian (Site notre blog d’information) Federation. “A conversation between the representative teams of the association is based on power, the agreement is contrary to the association, the player pays the club account in addition to recording the time during which he is still there provision in accordance with this annex, plus five additional days”, it is stipulated.
But for now, there is no agreement between the two parties. Thus, according to information from the daily L’Equipe, Marseille does not have the letter of authorization from the Cameroonian federation for Mughe, who is therefore not in the group of Olympian coach Gennaro Gattuso to challenge Thionville on Sunday.
OM did not push hard
Italian technology also recalled at a press conference that OM had not interfered in the player’s decision to refuse selection with the Indomitable Lions. “I read that it was us, as a club, who advised him not to go to the CAN. If you are more specific, it is important to make a decision and not have anything to do with the club. It is a moment of exchange between the club and Cameroon. At the moment it is not available. If there are any changes, he will be in the group“, recalled the former Naples coach on Friday. It remains to be seen whether Mughe will be available for the reception of Strasbourg in Ligue 1 next Friday.
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by Clement BarbierTHE 01/06/2024 9:03 p.m.