Rest In Peace Toussaint Andarelli

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You will have show me the way and guide me at my very beginning in 1994 during our first meeting in Ajaccio. We’ve come a long way together and today my friend you’re off on the big trip.
I am very sad and your memory will remain with me forever.
Rest in peace Santu and may god take good care of you
Stéphane Cabrera

Icon of kickboxing in Corsica, former European and World champion, promoter of the famous “Corsica Cup” and trainer of “Team Andarelli” in Ajaccio, he had achieved the feat of organizing the first and only World kickboxing championship of on an cruise boat, the famous Napoleon Bonaparte.

He was one of the spearheads of sport on the Island and a person with a big heart, legendary hospitality and great respect for all his friends.

He was a strong & loyal supporter of the WKN from the early days and very close with these leaders and officials including Stéphane Cabrera, Olivier Muller, Carl Emery, Osman Yigin, Billy Murray, Emil Irimia, Frédéric Audoui, Noël Mercieca, Roger Reuters and many more.

Everyone remembers his epic fights against the American Curtis Bush broadcast live on canal + TV in France breaking all audience records.

He was a fervent defender of the Corsican spirit and always represented with pride and honor his island that he loved so much.

He passed away at the age of 62 in his town of Ajaccion on Wednesday August 10.

The funeral of Toussaint Andarelli will take place on Saturday August 13 in Pastricciola and it is with great sadness that we present to his family our deepest condolences

We will not & never forget you Champion .