Present at a press conference on Wednesday, Peter Bosz made a surprising announcement about Karl Toko-Ekambi.
Despite incidents between some supporters and Karl Toko-Ekambi last season, Peter Bosz has opted to name the Cameroon international among his vice-captains for next season at Olympique Lyonnais. “I’ve been working with Karl for over a year and he’s a leader in the dressing room. Being one of my captains is important. I won’t give all the reasons, but on the pitch he’s a leader too. surprised Peter Bosz, whose announcement surprised. Karl Toko-Ekambi will therefore be one of OL’s vice-captains alongside Tolisso and Lopes behind number 1, Alexandre Lacazette. An announcement that did not fail to shock some of Lyon’s supporters on social networks, some not forgetting the altercation between Karl Toko-Ekambi and part of the Groupama Stadium last season.
Toko-Ekambi among the OL captains
“Clearly, you don’t have to dream too much about Toko leaving this season…”, “Bosz is tearing us apart with his powerful Toko”, “Toko, make it clear! Vice-captain of the Caqueret! Where are we here?”, “When I see the captain Karl Toko-Ekambi, I have to admit that I have a lot of problems… But hey, we hope this responsibility will help him”, “Toko Ekambi should no longer wear the OL shirt and we put him as vice-captain …” or “So Toko-Ekambi will stay…” have been posted by several Olympique Lyonnais supporters on social media, where the Cameroonian’s promotion is clearly not unanimous to the point that the Lyon striker’s name ended up in the first tweet. A controversial new choice for Peter Bosz, still contested at OL after an extremely disappointing first season, concluded outside the European places and the slightest option, even that of a third captain, is able to ignite the hobby