Defender Youcef Atal has just been suspended internally indefinitely by OGC Nice after he posted a video related to the Israel-Hamas armed conflict on his personal Twitter page, causing mixed reactions. from the online community.
This was beyond the permission of the representative from Ligue 1, forcing OGC Nice to issue a correction notice: “The club understands that the player has admitted his mistake by immediately deleting the post and issue a public apology in writing.”
“However, due to the seriousness of the incident, the club decided to immediately apply the first disciplinary measures against this player, ahead of the measures that the sports and resolution authorities may decide . Therefore, the club decided to refer Youcef Atal until further notice”.
The Algeria international later also apologized and deleted the post. He shared: “I know that my post shocked many people, that was not my intention and I am truly sorry. I want to make my position clear, I strongly condemn all forms of violence anywhere in the world and I support all victims.”
Huy Truong | 12:57 October 19, 2023