Football: Lyon To Miss European Competitions For The First Time Since 1997
9 months ago Emmanuel Chiwendu 0
Owing to the cancellation of French League Popularly known as League 1 two days ago amid the crisis rocking Football world in the last few weeks, the Olympic Lyon of France will miss European football for the first time in 23 years having sit on 7th place in the table before the league was finally cancelled.
Amid the cancellation of the League which remains few games before it was put on hold means Olympic Lyon fails to be in top six for any position in the European Competitions.
The European Competitions the League one giant will miss are prestigious Champions League and the Europa League competion.
In France, the first three League leaders go straight to the Champions league group stages while the next three from 4th to 6th position joins the Europa League group stage and qualifications stage.
The cancellation also means PSG will not be crowned the League Champions and that could spell a doom for LSG’s stars Naymat and Mbappe and propel them to leaving the league giant.
The three teams to represent League 1 in Champions League are PSG, Marseille and Rennes having sit on first, second and third position on the table respectively before it was cancelled.
The three teams that will also go to the Europa League are Lille, Reims and Nice having sit on fourth, fifth and sixth position respectively in the table.