Two firefighters from Ajaccio selected for the French football team

On a daily basis, they provide assistance to the population. But during times of rest, the firefighters also know how to drop out and expend their energy during an activity that federates.

2019, a group of young firefighters Since, mainly from the region ajaccianreactivated the football section of the sports association of firefighters of Corse-du-Sudwhich had been dormant for almost 8 years.

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Last April, the trip of this team to Foix, in Ariège, for the national championship resulted in several good news.

Laurent Fanucci and Mickael Venturi, two professional firefighters from Ajaccio, have been selected in the French team of firefighters. A first for island firefighters.

While two players stood out, the team managed to grab fifth place during this tournament and thus reached National 2 for the 2023 season.

Towards a World Cup in Canada

A satisfaction for the president of the football section, Marc-Antoine Sola who provides support for the sports association, interpreted by Jean-François Susini, alongside the treasurer Thomas Scarbonchi and their coach Frédéric Prévot.

“It is the association that will finance the trips with the French team, once there everything will be taken care of”greet Laurent Fanucci and Mickael Venturi.

Moreover, this Wednesday they took off for a stage of several days in Nancy, an event coupled with the organization of the National Congress.

The next stage will take place in Marrakech from November 25 to December 2. Unfortunately, Mickael Venturi should miss this meeting due to a happy event.

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He nevertheless aims, like his colleague Laurent Fanucci, to participate in the 2023 World Police/Fire Games which will take place in Winnipeg, Canada. “All these floors are made with this in mind”slip the two young professionals.

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