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Congo likely to play host to French Super Cup and welcome PSG

Congo likely to play host to French Super Cup and welcome PSG

In January, Kylian Mbappe and his Paris Saint-Germain teammates might find themselves embarking on an unforeseen journey to the Democratic Republic of Congo. To defend their title as Ligue 1 champions, PSG will face off against last year's Coupe de France champions, Toulouse, in the Trophée des Champions. However, the game has not yet taken […]

French Cup

/ 208 days ago

Congo likely to play host to French Super Cup and welcome PSG

In January, Kylian Mbappe and his Paris Saint-Germain teammates might find themselves embarking on an unforeseen journey to the Democratic Republic of Congo. To defend their title as Ligue 1 champions, PSG will face off against last year's Coupe de France champions, Toulouse, in the Trophée des Champions. However, the game has not yet taken […]

France

/ 412 days ago

French stadium installs metal fences amid fear of Macron protests

The upcoming Coupe de France Final will feature spiked fences protecting the pitch inside the stadium. French police requested the fences be erected in order to prevent a pitch invasion by fans. Along with the fences, 3,000 additional police are to be drafted in for the game. Nantes play Toulouse for the trophy on Saturday […]

FOX Sports

/ 528 days ago

FOX Sports acquire Coupe de France rights in USA

Just weeks after FOX Sports signed a deal to broadcast MLS games for the next four years, FOX have signed yet another soccer rights deal. This time, FOX Sports have acquired Coupe de France rights in the United States to bring French Cup games to viewers. Coupe de France rights are marketed by the French […]

French Cup

/ 771 days ago

Nice and Nantes aim for French Cup glory in rare final without PSG

Paris (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain have predictably dominated the French Cup in recent years but there is a breath of fresh air about this season's final as the Qatar-backed club's absence leaves both Nice and Nantes dreaming of getting their hands on the trophy. PSG, who have just won their eighth Ligue 1 title in […]
ByAFP

French Cup

/ 785 days ago

Frappart named as first woman to referee French Cup final

Paris (AFP) – Stephanie Frappart will make history when she becomes the first woman to referee the men's French Cup final, after being handed the game by the French Football Federation (FFF) on Thursday. Frappart will take charge of the match between Nice and Nantes at the Stade de France in Paris on May 7. […]
ByAFP

Bergerac

/ 866 days ago

Fourth-tier Bergerac, Monaco into French Cup quarter-finals

Paris (AFP) – Fourth-tier Bergerac Perigord shocked Ligue 1 strugglers Saint-Etienne 1-0 to book a spot in the French Cup quarter-finals on Sunday and Monaco eliminated top-flight rivals Lens 4-2 in another last-16 clash. Late substitute Romain Escarpit scored a 76th minute winner for the side from Dordogne in south-western France who also claimed the […]
ByAFP

French Cup

/ 867 days ago

Fourth-tier Versailles reach French Cup quarter-finals

Paris (AFP) – Fourth-tier outfit Versailles reached the French Cup quarter-finals on Saturday with a shock 1-0 win at Ligue 2 leaders Toulouse. It is the fourth straight season a team from the fourth division have made the last eight and Versailles will be hoping to emulate Rumilly-Vallieres' effort from last term by reaching the […]
ByAFP

French Cup

/ 2230 days ago

PSG face Les Herbiers in ultimate David versus Goliath Cup final

Paris (AFP) – There may never have been a greater mismatch in a Cup final than Tuesday's French Cup showpiece which will see the mighty Paris Saint-Germain take on the minnows of Les Herbiers. It would take a shock of seismic proportions for Qatar-backed PSG, even without the still injured Neymar, to slip up against […]
ByAFP

French Cup

/ 2230 days ago

Les Herbiers star set for Mbappe reunion in PSG Cup final

Les Herbiers (France) (AFP) – When little Les Herbiers come up against Kylian Mbappe and co. in Tuesday's French Cup final clash with the mighty Paris Saint-Germain, they could be forgiven for freezing on the big stage. Rarely has a showpiece game appeared such a mismatch as this, which will pit the third-division minnows against […]
ByAFP