Black Notebook: Jean-Philippe Forêt is no more

Zapping Foot National Top 10: the best active Ligue 1 scorers

Sad news in Burgundy on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Jean-Philippe Forêt, former goalkeeper and coach of FC Montceau Bourgogne, died today following a long illness which forced him to leave the boarder’s bench. of National 3 last summer. Former professional player and passed by Olympique Lyonnais (1989-1992), Red Star (1995-1996 and 1997-1999) and FC Gueugnon (1996-1997), he died at the age of 53. .

“He was the ‘dad’ of everyone at the club”

His departure has done a lot of harm to the current eleventh in the Bourgogne Franche-Comté Group of National 3. Ange Patrick Gbegbé, a former FCMB player whom he himself convinced to join the club during the 2020/2021 season, talk about a “very big loss“.

“We (his former players) found out a few hours ago. We knew that his situation had deteriorated in recent days, unfortunately. He was a very good coach but above all a very great man. He was a bit our dad, especially for us, the young people who left the Paris region to be able to play. He was always calm, serene. He had the right words for all the players and believed enormously in me. He marked me, it’s a great loss.” confided the twirling winger who is currently playing in the Czech Republic.

The writing of Foot-National presents its condolences to the family of the deceased and to the FC Montceau Bourgogne club.

to summarize

Sad news in Burgundy on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Jean-Philippe Forêt, former goalkeeper and coach of FC Montceau Bourgogne, died today following a long illness which forced him to leave the boarder’s bench. of National 3 last summer.

Youcef Ghalaza-Boudra

Leave a Comment