The Nantes Neptunes will face the Chambray Touraine team in a preparation match on Friday August 19 at 8 p.m.
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Published on August 05, 2022 at 12:58.
The Club Saint-Nazaire Handball invites the two women’s Ligue 1 teams to a preparation match which already promises a great show on the floor of the Henri Fogel gymnasium! Women’s hanball in the spotlight, therefore, with the under-17 team of the Saint-Nazaire club which also plays against its Nantes counterpart at 5:30 p.m. as a curtain lever.
A meeting to promote women’s sport
The Neptunes of Nantes and Chambray respectively finished the D1 pro championship season in 5th and 6th place. A tight classification which announces a very disputed match on August 19 between the two teams which evolve at the European level.“We are expecting 1,000 spectators for this great meeting. We are installing removable stands for the occasion » says Alann Thomazo, player and board member of the Saint-Nazaire hand club. “The idea of this event is to promote women’s sport with high-level teams and for the occasion only female referees” he continues.
The under 17s play as a curtain lever
From 5:30 p.m., the women’s under-17s will kick off the evening against the Neptunes of Nantes. “Our young players finished 16th in the French championship last season, they will enter the championship again at the start of the school year. » emphasizes Alann Thomazo. This sports evening in which many club volunteers are involved is also a great opportunity to highlight the Saint-Nazaire club which works a lot to stand out in the championship. The 1st female team evaluated in national 3 at the start of the school year, and the 1st male team in national 2.
Women’s handball • French championship preparation match • Friday August 19, 2022 from 5 p.m. • Henri Fogel gymnasium, 21bis avenue Pierre de Coubertin in Saint-Nazaire • Entrance 6 euros • Free for children under 12 • Bar and restaurant on site • Online ticketing.