Now it’s confirmed: Ngani Laumape, the three-quarters New Zealand international hub, will not return to Paris this summer.
The New Zealander arrived at Stade Francis in Paris last summer from hurricanes, disappointed and never able to adapt to a match played in the top 14.
At the same time, the player and his family would not appreciate their Parisian life and would have asked to return to the country.
This Saturday, Midi Olympique informed us that Ngani Laumape was going to commit to a Japanese club in the coming seasons at a very attractive salary.
It is a blow to Stade Francis de Paris who will lose Njani Laumab after the loss of Wizia Nayakalivo, who joined RC Toulon.
According to the bi-weekly newspaper, the Parisian recruits are still in negotiations with New Zealand center Francis Sailly.
Stade-Français Paris will be the only club still in the race to sign the former Biarrot.
It now remains to be seen whether an agreement will be reached between the two parties or whether Francis Sayle will finally decide to leave France to resume his career elsewhere.
One thing is for sure: Stade-Français Paris will have to consolidate its position at the center for the 2022/2023 season.
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