Nice Sacked Player For Stealing Teammate’s £62,000 Watch

Nice's French forward Lamine Diaby-Fadiga and Montpellier's Brazilian defender Vitorino Hilton fight for the ball during the French L1 football match between Nice and Montpellier on April 7, 2019 at the "Allianz Riviera" stadium in Nice, southeastern France. (Photo by VALERY HACHE / AFP) (Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

French Ligue 1 club Nice have parted company with Lamine Diaby-Fadiga for stealing teammate wrist watch.

It is understood that the watch belong to former Ajax forward Kasper Dolberg and reportedly worth £62,000.


Denmark forward Dolberg, 21, had his watch stolen from the dressing room on 16 September and reported the theft to police.


However after serious investigations , Lamine Diaby-Fadiga confessed that he is possession of the missing watch.


“Nice and Lamine Diaby-Fadiga parted ways on Tuesday,” said a club statement.


“Following the theft of Kasper Dolberg’s watch from the changing room, and the subsequent admission of the player, the club decided to cancel its contract with the forward with immediate effect.


“Above and beyond all sporting and financial consideration, Nice cannot and will not accept such behaviour that betrays the confidence that unites all the club’s employees and all the members of the Rouge et Noir [Red and Black] family.”


Diaby-Fadiga, 18, has represented France at Under-18 level and had been with the club for three years.


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