The newspaper L’Équipe: the edition of November 16, 2022



Twelve years after its controversial designation as organizer of the World Cup, the small emirate will have to prove its ability to take on such an event on its soil. DOHA – Walkers and…


Samoura: “The level of criticism has reached an unimaginable point”

The FIFA Secretary General says the World Cup will allow Qatar to evolve long after the competition, although there is still a long way to go. Fatma Samoura, 60, secretary…


Fallen for Qatar

The pharaonic effort provided by the emirate to organize the world tournament had a human cost heavily paid by its foreign workforce. Under a fire of criticism never extinguished towards the kingdom….


The Arab World Cup

Critics against Qatar are uniting the Arabian Peninsula, which sends the West back to its “selective indignation”. The Ben Soltanes are Algerians, originally from Algiers. The parents emigrated to…


“Feeling of a policy of double standards

Elyes Jouini, holder of the UNESCO chair at Paris-Dauphine University and former minister of the Tunisian transitional government (2011), deciphers the reactions of the Arab world to criticism of…


Qatar 2022, thank you “Platoche”?

Sepp Blatter, the former FIFA president, claims that without Michel Platini’s influence, the World Cup would have been awarded to the United States. Decryption. If the World Cup, already among the…


Benzema and Varane spared

On the eve of the departure for Qatar this morning, the attacker and the defender did, as planned, only the start of training. A Tuesday evening in November, in Clairefontaine, is a good…


Private Nkunku of World

Injured at the end of training last night in a clash with Camavinga, the striker had to forfeit the World Cup a few hours before the start. He should be replaced by Randal Kolo…


A long-planned trip

The Blues will arrive in Doha at the end of the afternoon to settle in their base camp. For several weeks, the FFF has been preparing everything meticulously. It’s a painful memory…


Welcome to the Hotel des Bleus

The France team must take up residence this evening in a luxurious hotel complex, west of Doha. We visited there yesterday. DOHA (QATAR) – Indian workers are busy…


Quiroga, a madman on the loose

Before René Higuita, José Luis Chilavert or Manuel Neuer, the Peruvian goalkeeper used to go out in front of opposing attackers. While being intractable on his line. From the top of his…


A controversial reunion with Argentina in 1978

The first World Cup won by Argentina in 1978 is accompanied by suspicion. At the heart of the debates is this meeting largely won against Peru (6-0) in the second round, which…


At the center of the game

Back in Tours this evening, Barthélémy Chinenyeze has already made his place at the heart of the prestigious Italian club Civitanova. TOURS – No question of changing good habits. Just arrived yesterday…


Heavy in Montpellier

Beaten in Germany last week, the champion of France is already under pressure, this evening, with the reception of the Polish club of Jastrzebski and its three Blue Olympic gold medalists. Bartholomew…


Hunger Generic

It becomes a habit: even jostled and led, the Blues always end up winning by reversing the score in the last ten minutes. They seem to be used to all scenarios, including…


A separation that has become inevitable

The president of Bordeaux-Bègles, Laurent Marti, yesterday took the decision to separate, with immediate effect, from his manager, Christophe Urios, yet extended last year until June 2025….



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