July 1, 2022

LA MINUTE SPORT Sports news for this Friday, November 19

Like every day, from Monday to Friday, discover the essentials of the Gard sport news in a few infos.

Olympic Nimes

Teikeu soon to be Nîmes? This is in any case the wish of Pascal Plancque. Free from any contract, Cameroonian international central defender Adolphe Teikeu has been training at La Bastide since the start of the week. It responds to a particular expectation of Pascal Plancque. “We try to surround our young people with players of experience and personality, he said at a press conference on Friday. He is a very positive person in a group. We need it. Even if he has not played for several months, he knows himself very well and could find a good level quickly. The decision will be made within 24-48 hours. “

Koné package. In addition to the expected absences of Nazih, Briançon, Martinez (injured), Ferhat and Sainte-Luce (suspended), a major package is to be reported on the Nîmes side. This is Moussa Koné, victim of a small muscle problem behind the thigh. “He hurt himself in training on Wednesday and he didn’t have the wisdom to stop right away which didn’t help matters, detailed Pascal Plancque. According to the reviews, it’s not too bad but it’s still too fair for tomorrow. We hope to find him next week. “ Andrés Cubas returned from selection yesterday and returned to training this Friday. It remains to be seen whether this will be enough to claim a starting place against Quevilly-Rouen this Saturday at 7 p.m. (16th day of Ligue 2). Anyway, the Crocs who have finally broken their negative spiral by winning in Sochaux and the Coupe de France (see video extract above) hope to continue this Saturday to find the first half of the table. Sarr and Aribi were not selected, it is the young Zaidan and El Ftouhi who were preferred to complete the group.

The selected group: Bratveit, Dias – Burner, Guessoum, Paquiez, Philibert, Ueda, Zaidan – Cubas, Delpech, Fomba, Ponceau, Eliasson, Valerio, Benrahou, El Ftouhi – Doucouré, Omarsson.

The probable 11: Bratveit – Burner, Guessoum, Ueda, Paquiez – Cubas – Benrahou, Fomba, Ponceau, Eliasson – Ómarsson.

The locker room at Nîmes Olympique after the Coupe de France match (Photo DR)

Crocs cracra. Saturday afternoon, after the victory of Nîmes Olympique 3-0 against Chusclan-Laudun in the 7th round of the Coupe de France, the municipal agents of the Clos Bon Aure stadium in Pont-Saint-Esprit made a surprising discovery by returning to the cloakroom occupied by Nîmes professionals. They found a lot of bottles and plaster strewn on the floor. Information brought back to the ears of the mayor of the town Claire Lapeyronie who wished to come back to it in the preamble of the municipal council last night: “I strongly regret the lamentable state in which Nîmes Olympique left the locker room, it is an attitude not worthy of the values ​​of sport which must be worn by any club, whatever its level.” On the Chusclan side, the locker room was left clean before leaving.

Olympique Alès en Cévennes

Captain Yann Djabou is back to face Blagnac tomorrow (OAC Photo)

The OAC with Djabou but without Houelche. If last Sunday’s defeat against Bastia-Borgo (0-2) ended a series of 10 straight wins in all competitions, the OAC has the opportunity to pursue another by winning its seventh consecutive match. in the league this Saturday evening. The opponent is called Blagnac (4th), and he is formidable. The Cévenols were able to realize this three weeks ago in the Coupe de France when they had to wait for the 94th minute of the match to win against the Haut-Garonnais (4-3). “They have greater offensive strength than most teams in the pool,” analyzes the Alesian medium Théo Peyrard, who remembers the “defensive errors” of his during this match. “It will take a great game to beat this team which will play the top 3 with us”, predicts the last named, only recovering player of the workforce of Stéphane Saurat at the present time. Hit in the adductor at the end of the match against the Corsicans, the Oacien vice-captain did not train at the start of the week. “I’m better and will be in training tonight so that should do it for tomorrow”, indicates Théo Peyrard. Centerpiece of the Alesian eleven, the defensive midfielder could still be spared for the benefit of Jordan Aidoud, back in shape after a summer injury. Finally, if the OAC recovers its captain Yann Djabou, suspended last Sunday against Bastia-Borgo, he loses his right side Lenny Houelche, excluded from the 5th minute of this match.

USAM Nimes Gard

Benjamin Gallego, pivot of l’USAM (Photo USAM)

“No desire to cut yourself off from the coach.” After our information yesterday, in this same section, reporting a rupture between certain executives of the locker room and coach Franck Maurice, the pivot Benjamin Gallego wished to react and deny our words: “This is not the case at all. The coach has not been dismissed by the players. Whether in the locker room or during the time out, players speak as we usually do. has no desire to cut himself off from the coach. If in the past this has been the case with other coaches, the players did not come together to say that they no longer wanted to work with Franck Maurice. “ We are therefore reassured, all is going for the best in the best of all possible worlds! Usamists who have taken the direction of Créteil where they play this Saturday at 8:30 pm for the 10th day of Starligue with the ambition to win a third consecutive match, the second in the league.

Bouillargues Handball Nîmes metropolis

End on a good note. This Saturday at 8:15 p.m., the handball players of Bouillargues receive Bègles for the 9th day of women’s D2. Two teams neck and neck in the standings with 18 points each on the clock. For this last match of the calendar year, the Bouillarguaises want to finish on a good note at home. “Winning would make it possible to climb into the top four at the end of this first phase even if it will be hard“, comments the president Sylvain Maestrini. Indeed, the BHNM is deprived of three important players: the goalkeeper Typhanie Plée, affected on the wrist and absent six weeks, Léa Lacroix (broken finger) and Manon Lachaize. The long winter break, the the championship resuming on January 8, will allow the wounded to be treated in order to attack 2022 where the ambition is to grab the Top 5.

Rugby Club Nîmes

A reworked team. On behalf of the 10th day of Fédérale 1, the Rugby Club Nîmois, leader of Pool 3 with eight victories on the clock, moves this Saturday at 5.30 pm on the field of Marmande, third in the standings. For this shock at the top of the table, it is a reshuffled Nîmes team that travels to Lot-et-Garonne because it is deprived of many injured players. Thus, the staff must make a lot of changes compared to the starting XV who beat Valence d’Agen (20-7) last weekend. Just the first and third line are totally changed. Nierat and Debladis will form the hinge, Bonnet returns to the position of rear.

Starting XV: Nouri, Benyachou, Barbet – Gely, Lanauve – Vernier (cap.), Llabres, Cuny – B.Nierat, Debladis – Roucayrol, Chiker, Guillimin, Valderrama – Bonnet. Alternates: A.Nierat, Gori, Luez, Tonin, Gusti, Sarlin, Banc, Baudry.