Nantes, a French first division club, reported the death this Saturday of a fan who was stabbed before the league clash Held at their Beaujoire stadium against Nice (1-0 victory for Nantes).
In a statement, the western French club said that The victim is a 31-year-old man stabbed in the back. At first, he was admitted seriously, but he ended up succumbing.
“The French Prosecutor’s Office services have informed us that an investigation has been opened for voluntary manslaughter. Several hearings of witnesses have taken place during the last night,” said Nantes, who conveyed his condolences to the victim’s family.
“The club deplores that a person has lost his life in these circumstances”added the entity.
According to L’Équipe, the young man was a member of the ultra group Brigade Loire and The perpetrator of the stabbing would probably have been the driver of a vehicle transporting Nice fans..