11 February 2022
Charente-Maritime: a veteran football player dies following a malaise
"The Fontcouverte Football Club, just next to Saintes, is in mourning. One of its veteran players died during a game played at home on Friday evening February 11. During a game action, in the first quarter of an hour, he suffered a cardiac arrest. Despite the intervention of a doctor and a firefighter from the opposing team of Étoile maritime FC and the rapid relief relay, Emmanuel Girardot, a 47-year-old player, did not survive."