Ligue 1 news

Orsoni fears he will be killed

November 16, 2012
By Fabien Perrin, France Correspondent
Ajaccio president Alain Orsoni has revealed he is intending to resign as he is fearing for his life after two people close to the club were murdered in the last month.

Since the turn of the year, 17 people have been shot dead in Corsica, an island that has a longstanding problem with organised crime and violent separatists.

Two days ago, Jacques Nacer, Ajaccio's general secretary and the president of the Chamber of Commerce of South Corsica, was killed when leaving his downtown ...

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