tributes to Christophe Dominici in Toulon

A minute of applause, a kick-off given by his family and the name Domi with the number 11 written on the lawn: the Mayol stadium paid tribute to Christophe Dominici, who died last year, this Sunday, September 19 during the Toulon-Stade français match. The player has played in these two clubs.

A lot of emotion on Sunday during the Toulon-Stade français match. At the Mayol Stadium, family, friends and players remembered the player. Christophe Dominici, who died last year, has played in both clubs.
A portrait of the former winger of the XV of France (67 caps) was deployed on the field before the match. Several former players who knew him, like the current one
Blues coach Fabien Galthié, as well as relatives were present on the lawn.

After a minute of heavy applause, the family of “Domi” symbolically kicked off the meeting.

The match between Toulon and Stade Français on the occasion of the 3rd day of Top 14 marks the first round of a trophy created in tribute to the former Toulon.

Soon the trophy

This trophy bearing his name will be awarded to the winner of the two duels between the two teams in the league. The winner will be the team “which will have accumulated the most field points on the home and away matches of their direct confrontations”, explained the Var club and the Parisian club in press releases.

The trophy was presented yesterday. It was created by Alexis Jacquot, designer of the Pirouette studio and Timothée Véron, glass craftsman, this glass trophy consists in particular of the number “11” in the form of lightning, a nod to Christophe Dominici’s number and the symbol of club of the capital, but also lily of the valley leaves, emblem of the Var club.

The Christophe Dominici trophy will be awarded for the first time during the return match in Paris, the weekend of January 29, 2022.

Dominici, who spent his professional career in both clubs, born in Toulon in 1972, he was found dead on November 24 in the park of Saint-Cloud, near Paris.

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