LA MINUTE SPORT Sports news for this Friday May 13th

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

Olympic Nmes

We take the same… Tomorrow at 7pm at the Costières Stadium, Nîmes Olympique (9and49 pts) receives Bastia (15and43 points) for the 38and and last day of the season. “It is always important to finish as high as possible”, remembers Nicolas Usaï, because depending on the results, Nîmes could finish at most seventh and at most twelfth. The group selected must be similar to last Saturday’s in Toulouse (2-1). Sainte-Luce, Ferhat, Valerio, Doucouré and Philibert are still absent. The Nimes coach will put Dias in goal again with a three-man defence. Bratveit may not be on the scoresheet anymore. Will he leave? ” It is possible “replied only his coach who still wants to see Dias at work after two good performances against Nancy and Toulouse. “He had a change in methodology in his athletic work to maintain his current weight. Questions arise », let Nicolas Usai float. Fearing a relapse from injury for the club-trained goalkeeper, the recruiting cell is already eyeing a potential number one on “Pekko” departure, which seems to be becoming increasingly apparent. “We would love to project ourselves with a guy like Antho, but it gets complicated”, the coach responded about Briançon to stay on the subject of the transfer window. Saint-Étienne is one of the suitors to enlist the captain of Nîmes.

The probable group: Dias, Nazih – Burner, Paquiez, Briançon, Guessoum, Martinez, Ueda, Mbow, Sadzoute – Fomba, Sarr, Ponceau, Delpech, Eliasson, Benrahou – Omarsson, Koné.

The likely eleven: Dias – Briançon (cap.), Ueda, Martinez – Paquiez, Fomba, Sarr, Benrahou, Eliasson – Omarsson, Koné.

Briançon and Martinez led the warm-up for this morning’s session (Photo Corentin Corger)

Martinez… quadruple goalscorer! This morning, for the final session of the season, 22 players were in attendance including Zaïdan, Pontet, Benezet and Bratveit, in addition to the likely group mentioned above. In order to warm up in a nice way, assistant coach Richard Goyet had prepared several exercises such as revisiting the game of the throwing net where the players had to watch out for the shots of their teammates. A session organized in the presence of fifteen Nîmes supporters present and a Bastia fan, present all week by the side of the road, smoke bomb in hand. The training continued with confrontations on a small field of seven against 7. An exercise in which the top scorer is called Pablo Martinez, author of a quadruple including two goals with the right foot for this left-hander. First, Ferhat came to observe his teammates in civilian clothes, then Ferhat put on his outfit to work individually with the physical trainer Aurélien Boche after his partners. A session that ended with applause for Léon Delpech and Amjhad Nazih, who are among the 30 players who received a pre-convocation to participate with the France U20 team in the traditional Toulon tournament from May 29 to June 12.

USAM Nimes Gard

The Usamists in the halls† Tomorrow morning, from 10 a.m. to noon, USAM Nîmes Gard players will be in the Halles de Nîmes to meet traders and the public. On the program this morning, initiations, photos and the draw for the raffle organized throughout the week at the stalls. The first match to win and a weekend in Toulouse to come support the Green team that will play a crucial match in the pink city on Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m. in the hopes of finishing sixth and qualifying for the European Cup at the end of the match. season. A nice gift with two tickets for the match, the trip and the hotel.