LA MINUTE SPORT Sports news for next Thursday May 5th

Anthony Briançon expires his contract (Photo Anthony Maurin).

Like every day from Monday to Friday, discover the essence of Gard sports news in a few pieces of information.

Olympic Nmes

Anger not interested† With Bratveit, Martinez, Paquiez and Mbow, Anthony Briançon is one of his players at the end of the contract on June 30 who could extend their contract in Nimes. On Monday, Nîmes Olympique president Rani Assaf said he wanted to keep the player instead: I will wait until the end of the season to start the discussions. We need older players. Anthony will be greatly missed by us this season. We see that his return has a direct impact on the life of the dressing room. † A drop in salary must be part of the conditions to see the defender continue the adventure in the Gard. In recent weeks, several rumors have reflected SCO Angers’ interest in the Nîmes captain. A Ligue 1 club whose sports coordinator is none other than Laurent Boissier, former sports director of the Crocos. “This is not a profile that interests us, we already have people in this position”categorically confides to the one who also held the post of sports assistant in the city of Nîmes for a few months.

The new neighborhood is presented to businesses (YouTube screenshot)

The new stadium presented. In her wish to communicate more, Rani Assaf especially wants to draw attention to the project of the new stadium and the new district. After the major public consultation that brought few people together, NO’s main shareholder wants to present this project to local companies. Within the framework of the CCI du Gard (Chamber of Commerce and Industry) and Nîmes Métropole, a meeting will take place on June 23 in Jérôme Nutile’s restaurant with several business leaders. “We want to talk about what we do for companies in the office space”, said Rani Assaf on Monday. As a reminder, the Bastide Médical group is interested in moving its headquarters to the future premises built by SAS Nemau.

Rani Assaf was not all for the nomination of Jérôme Arpinon as number one (Photo Corentin Corger)

“I had doubts”. Since Monday we come back every day to the most interesting statements of President Rani Assaf. It must be said that in 50 minutes of intervention he had time to cover many topics. To return in particular to the passage of Reda Hammache, the sports director who stayed with the club for two years from December 2019 to December 2021. “It’s a casting mistake as often happens. He is clearly not the person for a club in Ligue 2.”is based on Rani Assaf who also answered the question: what was he missing? “A real vision of the team. † In this interview with the press, the president confessed, ‘It’s the first time I’ve chosen my coach’which evokes the arrival of Nicolas Usaï, whom he ” Love ““The precedents are not mine, therefore there will be no more sports director”, he added If Pascal Plancque was close to Reda Hammache, Rani Assaf seemed more likely to agree with the nomination of Jérôme Arpinon as number one in June 2020: “It’s continuity, it was programmed. We pushed Jérôme to get his diplomas”, he then said. This week, Free’s former technical director confided that he didn’t quite agree with this choice: “I wasn’t the one who chose him, it was the sporting director. I even expressed my doubts at the time and said: are you sure it’s right? Isn’t it time to change? Now I just listen to my instincts.” Finally, Rani Assaf hopes to have the building permit for the new stadium within a year with construction not to start before 2024 and an inauguration not before 2026. As for the training center: “I am desperately looking for land to move. † Finally, Puma will no longer be the club’s equipment supplier next season. Kipsta appears to be holding the rope to take over, but nothing is official yet.