Barely arrived, the director of cabinet of the Ministry of Sports leaves

By SudOuest.fr with AFP

By “common agreement” with Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, the director of cabinet of the Ministry of Sports, Philippe Mahé, has left his post

The director of cabinet of the Ministry of Sports, Philippe Mahé, left his functions by “common agreement” with Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castéra less than a week after being appointed, we learned from the ministry on Friday. . Confirming information from the daily “L’Equipe”, the ministry reported “different ways of operating” between the former prefect of Finistère and the former director general of the French Tennis Federation (FFT).

The departure comes as the Minister of Sports and the Olympic and Paralympic Games was pushed to the front line alongside Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin after the Champions League final fiasco at the Stade de France on Saturday. last.

Philippe Mahé, appointed on May 25, had worked in the cabinet of Manuel Valls in the past when he was Prime Minister. He was present Tuesday with the minister during a visit and a working meeting at the headquarters of the organizing committee of the Olympic Games. The name of his replacement is not yet known.

Four days after the chaotic evening at the Stade de France and before being heard by the Senate on Wednesday, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra had tweeted: “Don’t crack under pressure”.

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