The next security gentleman is already being debated

Faraj Benlahoucine, Media365: published on Wednesday March 29, 2023 at 9:33 p.m.

In search of a new director of security, FC Nantes would have chosen a former police officer who is debating in Loire-Atlantique.

Olivier Feneteau, director of security at FC Nantes Atlantique since 2017 left his post last December. As a result, the club is looking for a new security boss. This Wednesday, The team reveals that the leaders of Loire-Atlantique have set their sights on David Amaré. However, the designation of this man causes a stir among the Canaries even before his enthronement. Especially on the side of the supporters. Moreover, the National Association of Supporters (ANS), through its lawyer, wrote an alert letter to the Departmental Directorate of Public Security (DDSP), the national police and the Ministry of Interior.

Why do Nantes fans have the hair that bristles at the idea of ​​​​recruiting David Amaré to such a strategic position? Because of his profile and his former profession. It is a policeman from the Central Territorial Intelligence Service (SCRT) who has specialized for ten years in FC Nantes we learn this Wednesday The team. During this decade, its mission was based mainly on “surveillance and intelligence on FC Nantes supporters and on the coaching capacities put in place by the club during each sporting event involving the Canaries.” Thus, in addition to the complicated relationship he has nurtured all these years with the supporters, they also accuse him of conflicts of interest in the event of appointment to the club.

An appointment suspended to the decision of the Ethics Authority

In the letter from the ANS, he is accused, through his former position, of maintaining relations in the security community and therefore of having probably influenced the conclusion of contracts of any kind between FC Nantes and ‘other parts. A particularly delicate situation. This will be exhibited at the Ethics Authority, which will have to decide whether the position of security director submitted to David Amaré does not violate the law given his past in the public service.