The Basques, who played their first two games away from their Kechiloa stadium, have already garnered five points, which allow them to occupy seventh place in the standings. “Outside, you play a little more relaxed, but the but is to be there outside as well as at home, recalls Nicolas Acebes, center of the SJLO. Our start to the season is encouraged, collectively, in a new championship, even if there was, immediately, a call to order outside against a favorite of the pool. »
After two trips, the SJLO will now find its public, Sunday, against Fleurance. A meeting during which the Luzians will want to solve the few problems seen a week earlier in conquest. “In the first game, we sent some play and it worked for us. Sunday, we will have to put a lot of commitment from the start of the meeting to reassure ourselves, ”announces Acebes.
Faced with a team reputed to be quite dense and playful behind, the reds and greens know what to expect, since they have already faced them twice last year (one victory, one defeat). The ambition for this Sunday and for the season? It will be quite simple. “We want to win matches, have fun on the field so that our public is contained. Then, we would like to qualify to relive the emotions we experienced at the end of last year, ”admits the young man who celebrated his twenty-seventh birthday on Thursday.
” Good mood “
An important element of the Basque system last season (18 games, 17 starts), he was part of the great adventure that saw the Luziens climb to the quarter-finals of Federal 1. Since the resumption, he has stopped the first two matches as a starter, with the number 13 on his back. “It’s my training position, the one where I have the most benchmarks, whether from an offensive or defensive point of view. That’s where I think I’m most effective,” says the boy, who works as a sales consultant at Peugeot Gambade in Bayonne.