For the second time in its history, the women’s section of Palente Besançon Handball (PBHB) will play in the second division this season. After relegation in 2020, the club is aiming this year.”comfortable support“. This maintenance operation was launched this Monday evening with the traditional recovery training session on the athletics track at the Léo Lagrange stadium in Besançon, in the Doubs.
A physical session to be ready for this challenge after a great season in national 1 marked by 24 victories in as many regular season matches. The hard core of last year is still present in the workforce. A sign of the club’s desire to rely on these players. “We’ve been preparing this group for two yearsdetails co-trainer Cheick Seck, this group is formed not to suffer in the second division“.
Among the players who allowed Palente to rise, Sophie Kébé the center half is always present, like Laurane Scalabrino or Agathe Pouillet. “It’s a group that lives well on and off the pitch, for us it’s the basis of everything” Appreciates Stéphane Dellerce, also co-trainer.
To accompany this group experienced players have been recruited. This is the case of the Egyptian international Rehab Gomaa, who has already played in the second division.
Promising young players are also included in the squad. The young hope from Besançon Juliette Mairot is she ready by the neighboring club of the first division of the Besançon feminine sports agreement. The 19-year-old center half will play with Palente in the league, will do most of the training there but will also train with the ESBF.