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Top 14: Sekou Macalou signs for five more years at Stade Français

Here is finally good news in this difficult first part of the season for Stade Français. The Parisian club has just announced the extension of Sekou Macalou’s contract. The third international line (26 years, 7 selections), at the club since 2015, came to the end of the contract in 2022. Several clubs had joined the ranks to attract the player with exceptional physical qualities, who found the XV of France during this autumn tour (substitute against Argentina and holder against Georgia). Injured, however, he was unable to participate in the historic victory against the All Blacks.

Originally from Sarcelles, where he started rugby, Sekou Macalou then went through Massy, ​​before joining the Stade Français at the age of 20, in 2015. He won the European Challenge with the Parisian club in 2017, year in which he discovered for the first time the XV of France during a match against Japan. His qualities of speed, tackle and touch make him a staple of Gonzalo Quesada’s team. He has played six Top 14 games this season and scored one try, against Perpignan.

Sekou Macalou terminated his contract in June 2022. “In Pink since 2015, how time flies at home… HERE IS PARIS! », Tweeted the Parisian club this Wednesday, putting an end to the suspense on the extension of its nugget, with the hashtag Macalou2027. The Parisian number 8 has indeed recommitted for five years. “Se Queda! »(He remains!) Was quick to react on social networks his teammate Ryan Chapuis.

Stade Français, currently 12th in the Top 14, receives La Rochelle on Sunday (9:05 pm) on behalf of the 12th day.

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