🚨 ANNOUNCEMENT 🚨
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“This choice is clearly not a conspiracy” for the EPCR
Faced with this grumbling, the daily Var-Morning contacted the EPCR and a leader of the body intervened to explain why Aix-en-Provence was appointed and not Toulon. “We chose to play this match in Aix for several reasons. On the one hand, the EPCR finals have always been organized on neutral ground … On the other hand, we still wanted to favor the team that had the highest number of points, recalls the head of the body. European. So we looked for an available stadium around Toulon and came across the one in Aix. “Still, in view of the health measures affecting the Aix metropolitan area, this final could be played behind closed doors, which will not necessarily have been the case in Toulon. But, according to the EPCR, this element does not come into play. “Given the rapidity of health developments, we have chosen not to base ourselves on this. We will see in three weeks if this was the right choice. We will adapt, assures the leader. For the time being, we have not yet taken any decision regarding the possible reception of the public. But be sure that this choice is clearly not a plot … “Explanations that will convince the supporters of Toulon.