The match is one of four fixtures to have been postponed due to the ongoing ‘Gilets Jaunes’ disturbances which have swept across the country in recent weeks.
But given the continuing protests in France, which initially took form in response to President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed fuel taxes, and the additional need for police resources ahead of planned demonstrations this weekend the decision was made to postpone the game.
The decision to call off Monaco’s Riviera derby with Nice came “at the request of the princely government of the Principality of Monaco and in connection with the prefecture of the Alpes-Maritimes,” according to a league statement on Twitter.
Henry’s side have struggled since he took over as manager in October, although they have won two of their last three games to climb to 18th in Ligue 1.
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