Champions Trophy: the match postponed to January

It was expected and it is now recorded: the Trophée des Champions is postponed to January. In interview with L’EquipeVincent Labrune, the president of the Professional Football League (LFP) confirmed that the holding of this competition, which will oppose Paris Saint-Germain, winner of the championship, and Toulouse FC, winner of the Coupe de France, was shifted .

Asked about the match, initially scheduled for August 5 in Bangkok at the Rajamangala National Stadium, the former president of Olympique de Marseille said: “Indeed, it will not take place this summer in Thailand for reasons completely beyond the League’s control. And to continue: “But it is ultimately a blessing in disguise. This will allow us to move it to a more favorable date, at the beginning of January”.

The location of the meeting has not yet been mentioned. “We are working on three options, all abroad,” added Vincent Labrune. The previous edition of the Trophée des Champions, organized in Tel Aviv (Israel) on July 31, 2022, saw Paris Saint-Germain easily win against Nantes (4-0). Lionel Messi had scored the first goal of the match, when Neymar had split a double.


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