Sports Cup of France: the men of the Renaissance of FC Nantes
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Everything can change in one year. In the middle of the institutional and sporting crisis is a year, FC Nantes, then barragist (and will save into dams against Toulouse) is now 9th of League 1, two points of the European squares. A year before, Raymond Domenech saw histake an end after 46 days, the day of the 32nd Final Cup de Coupe de France lost against Lens (2-4). Today, his successor Antoine Kombouaré, has the possibility to club the club in the quarterfinals of the dean of French competitions against Brest (21h). Everything has changed, except the players, who have their high level of their play.
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NAKISKA, ALTA. — Ski cross racer Kevin Drury feels he's rounding into form at the right time. The 33-year-old from Toronto was second Friday at Nakiska ski resort for his first World Cup medal since breaking his leg in a race Dec. 20, 2020. The Canadian, who took the overall men's World Cup ski cross title in 2019-20, finished behind Sweden's David Mobaerg on the steep Mighty Peace course west of Calgary. Saturday's second World Cup at NakiskaThe 33-year-old from Toronto was second Friday at Nakiska ski resort for his first World Cup medal since breaking his leg in a race Dec. 20, 2020.
Lafont again decisive
from the top of his 235 matches in Pro, the 23-year-old guard has become a safe bet in France. Grand Craftsman of Canaries in Ligue 1, Alban Lafont took a brand new dimension on the Beaujoire side. Named captain at the beginning of the season, the guardian of hopes (14 selections) is regularly decisive in the big games, as during the diptych against the champion Lille () after having long delayed The deadline against the Paris leader, before being the first (and the only one!) To cash (3-1, 20 November). Sign of a unique guard who dreams one day in blue.
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© Panoramic Briet at the top, in Descat flop TOPS Thibaud Briet, the audacity of the (large) first At 22, for only his second career selection, left behind a little over two meters did not tremble. And he seized his chance, who took the place of a certain Nikola Karabatic, spared on the scoresheet. Came quickly back into play after ten minutes because of a blow to the head of Romain Lagarde, the Nantes player scored with his first ball hit attack.
If Lafont has a large part of merit in the 6th defense status of the championship (27 goals collected in 22 matches), Nicolas Pellese is also for many . After two complicated seasons and marked by thethe central defender radiates in the Canaries defense. Long considered a rough player and hardly excited about the beautiful game, the former Bordeaux (34 years old) shows in recent weeks that it is much more than an older player. Its 76% successful passes are not limited to passes without risk. « Everyone says that I am a rifty but I think there are times when you have to clear and moments when you have to play, summed up the defender at the 216 matches in the elite in an interview at I'm probably not the most beautiful player to see, there are more elegant players. »As its defensive partner Andrei Girotto, environment connverte axial defender successfully, author of two direct francs during the last two days of league 1.
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Blas arrives at maturity
finally blooming, Ludovic Blas radiates under the orders of Kombouaré, Who had already been able to lead this 24-year-old multipurpose offensive environment in Guingamp, his trainer club. Captain During the first two rounds of Coupe de France, the 24-year-old took a whole new dimension on the edges of the Erdre. Until arouse the coveties of Prime League clubs (Newcastle, Watford), to which it refuses for the time to give in, with the intention of confirming the return in the form of the Canaries. Its mobility between the lines associated with its effectiveness (8 goals in 22 matches this season) make number 10 Nantais one of the main weapons of the team this season. But until when ?Kolo Muani Ready to fly
The question of the future of Randal Kolo Muani, it seems well settled. At the end of the contract in June, the 23-year-old striker is free of any contract. Rumors regularly send it on the side of Frankfurt,, which suspects it to have arranged with the player before the legal date of January 1st. A soap opera that does not seem to disrupt the bondynois besides measure, since it has regained the paths of the nets last weekend . Full center, the international hopes (7 selections, 1 goal) has also taken a new dimension since the past season, finished in the trombes to save the canaries of the abyss. With 8 goals this season, he confirms a talent interviewed in Saint-Etienne, where he offered the victory of his solitary raid (0-1, December 22).
Louis of Funès dead 39 years ago: the sickening scam that he had been victim .
© SIPA Louis of Funès dead 39 years ago: the sickening scam that he had been the victim Louis de Funès, to whom The hexagon won a real worship, died on January 27, 1983, overwhelmed by an umpteenth infarction. Despite the care brought to the Nantes hospital, the mythical actor is deceased. He was 68 years old. Back on a scam that he was the victim by the fault of his fragile health.