Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, Minister of Sports, reacted to France Info to the Pogba affair and its possible consequences within the France team, before the World Cup in Qatar. If she follows the file closely, she repeats her confidence in Didier Deschamps.
The Pogba Affair can it disrupt the Blues? On France Infothe Minister of Sports Amélie Oudéa-Castéra said she was “attentive” to the file to its possible consequences for the France team, while the World Cup in Qatar begins on November 20: “I want the France group to be well , that its players are doing well, taken individually or collectively, and that they are in the best possible conditions to perform, a fortiori, in fact, two months from the World Cup.
“I know that we will adapt to the situation and that Didier Deschamps will be able to protect his collective from this turbulence”
On the other hand, the minister repeats her confidence in Didier Deschamps, an experienced coach who, according to her, will be able to manage the affair with the Blues.
“We all know that a successful career in this type of competition is based on a combination of the state of form of his talents, the quality of life of the group, but we are lucky to have Didier Deschamps: I give him everything confidence. He has all the experience necessary to manage this type of sensitive, complex situation. He has proven it as a player, as a coach, as a coach. I know that we will adapt to the situation and that Didier will be able to protect his collective from these turbulences, “said the minister.
“The question of entourages? There must be support from clubs, authorities, from the stages of training”
After the announcement of future revelations from Mathias Pogba about his brother Paul, a story had caught the attention: that according to which Paul Pogba would have called on a marabout to cast spells on Kylian Mbappé. A version denied by the Juve player. During his second hearing by investigators in August, as part of his denunciations concerning an extortion in which his brother Mathias would be involved, Paul Pogba confirmed having called on a marabout… but to help children in Africa through an association.
Amélie Oudéa-Castéra also talks about possible improvements to be made concerning the entourages of players and their coaching. “You have to be very attentive to the question of the entourages. When you are a champion, you are exposed to all kinds of influences, good ones, bad ones. I think there must be support from the clubs, bodies, from the stages of formation.”