May 15, 2022

LA MINUTE SPORT Sports news for this Friday, September 24

Pablo Martinez, Nîmes Olympique captain (Photo Corentin Corger)

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

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Weighing is suspended. This Thursday, the disciplinary committee of the LFP met. A little surprisingly, it decided to close for a suspended match of the East stand of the Costières stadium following discriminatory comments made during the meeting between Nîmes and Caen (0-0), played on 28 last august. According to our information, these are songs considered homophobic that were noted by the delegate of the meeting. Songs hardly different from those we hear every week in all French stadiums, without being systematically sanctioned.

Boutaïb is back in the Gard. This Friday in Costières, Le Havrais Khalid Boutaïb will play a little at home. The center forward born in Bagnols-sur-Cèze notably made the day of FC Bagnols-Pont and ES Uzès-Pont-du-Gard between 2007 and 2013. Back from suspension, Boutaïb should occupy the point of the Norman attack. Nîmes side, Pablo Martinez is back in central defense just like Andrés Cubas who should start on the bench. Léon Delpech is forfeited because injured. As with every Nîmes Olympique match, discover our special device with the pre-match videos on our Facebook page, then the live commentary of the meeting with our partner France Bleu Gard-Lozère and finally the post-match press conference. match again live.

“I am not closed to anything.” Absent against Paris FC due to suspension, Pablo Martinez is back tonight in the central defense of Nîmes Olympique to face Le Havre at 9 p.m. Present at a pre-match press conference yesterday, the Nîmes captain spoke of his situation within the Gard club when he is at the end of his contract at the end of this season. “I have always been fully with the club, I intend to honor my contract until the end. We do not know what can happen tomorrow. What I want is to have fun and bring the team to it. as high as possible. Arrived free from Strasbourg in July 2019, the native of Martigues had signed a three-year contract. Regarding a possible extension, it is open to a discussion when the time comes: “After that we are not there, the season is still long. I let the club come back to me, if they have a particular desire. For the moment, there is no discussion. It is quite early in the season. , this is not the time to talk about it. Here I am at home, I feel great afterwards if another challenge presents itself I am not closed to anything. Today, I prefer Nîmes Olympique, I am in my city and I want to put this coat of arms as high as possible. ” Next February, the player trained in the NO will celebrate his 33 years.


Michaël Guigou is forfeited for this meeting against Limoges (Photo Anthony Maurin)

Guigou absent. This Saturday at 8 p.m., USAM receives Limoges for the 3rd day of Starligue. Nîmes must confirm its excellent start to the season marked by two league victories and a big step towards qualification for the group stage in the EHF European League after the large 36-29 victory on Tuesday against the Russians of CSKA Moscow before the return this Tuesday. But before place in the championship and the reception of Limoges, which remains on a victory against Chambéry (36-33) after the defeat against Aix (31-29). For this meeting, Franck Maurice is deprived of Michaël Guigou, ill, in addition to the usual absent: Rémi Salou and Romain Tesio. Thus, it is the young Lou Derisbourg who was summoned just like Damien Gibernon present in the group since the start of the season. A match that marks the return of Nicolas Nieto, Jérémy Suty and Yassine Idrissi, former tenants of Parnassus.

The selected group: Paul, Desbonnet; Poyet, Gallego, Rebichon, Nyateu, Jakobsen, Dupuy, Hesham, Gibernon, Derisbourg, Salou, Tobie, Acquevillo, Minel, Sanad.

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Mahamadou Doucouré will help the NO reserve get their first victory of the season (Photo Anthony Maurin)

The weekend program. This Saturday at 8 p.m., the handball players from Bouillargues travel to Le Havre for the third day of women’s D2. The BHNM, still deprived of Mouna Chebbah, must recover after having suffered its first defeat of the season, last weekend, against Stella-Saint-Maur (21-31). But the task promises to be delicate against the Normans who have the same number of points as the Gardoises after three days and who are among the favorites for the climb with the famous VAP status. In N3 football, Aigues-Mortes moves tomorrow at 6.30 p.m. to Balma, which has won its first two matches. At 7 p.m., it’s time for the first Gard derby of the season with Stade Beaucairois 30 which receives the reserve from Nîmes Olympique, still looking for its first victory this season. Crocs who can count on the presence of Mahamadou Doucouré in attack. And then, Sunday at 3 p.m., Alès goes to Narbonne.