Why Lens will have a special jersey against PSG

RC Lens players will wear a special jersey to face PSG on Saturday evening at the Bollaert stadium on behalf of the 17th day of Ligue 1. A collector’s tunic to celebrate Sainte-Barbe, the patron saint of firefighters and especially minors.

For once, the Lens players will not wear their traditional Blood and Gold jersey on Saturday night at the Bollaert stadium. For the reception of PSG and its stars, the Northerners will wear a collector’s jersey. This poster for the 17th day of Ligue 1 falls on December 4, Saint Barbara’s day. Or the famous Sainte-Barbe.

Leca: “I too will have a special jersey”

In the North, this day is marked by festivals in honor of the patron saint of firefighters and especially minors. An event that matters to Franck Haise players. Even for the native keeper of Bastia Jean-Louis Leca: “The Sainte-Barbe is also important in Corsica with regard to the firefighters, indicated the ex-porter of Bastia. But I did not know that it was the feast of the minors. . When we immerse ourselves in the values ​​of the club, when we are interested in the region, in the importance of traditions, it’s something that touches us. We know that there will be a very specific jersey for this match. . We are necessarily involved. We know the importance of the mining area. We will try to give the maximum. We will ensure that our supporters are proud of this team. We will not give up from the 1st to the 90th as we are. been doing for 20 months. “

Lens jersey against PSG
Lens jersey against PSG © @ twitter.com / RCLens

As for the jersey, it was presented to the players this week. If the feedback is positive, Jean-Louis Leca did not give up in front of journalists: “You will be surprised tomorrow (Saturday) …”, he smiled before the club and its equipment supplier unveiled a black jersey and golden. “We had a first sample. We were consulted to find out what we thought of it after a first draft. There were a few small changes. It was very well taken by everyone. I’m proud because I too I will have a special jersey. It hadn’t been done in other years. But the most important thing is to bring joy to the public if we do something big. “

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