The Amiens Sport Table Tennis workforce will shut the primary leg of the 2020/2021 Pro B championship with two gala matches. The first will be this Sunday with the reception in Chartres.
Two very sophisticated matches, for which the Amiens won’t be favorites, are rising. But they hope to do good outcomes, to have the chance to remain on the Pro B podium: the Samarians are currently second, tied with Chartres.
The workforce of Chartres, exactly, will be first of all on the menu: a formation similar to the workforce of final yr, which had crushed the Picards 3/0 within the first leg, then tougher 3/2 within the return match (with one with out fault of Tomi Lakatos). The Chartres workforce solely has internationals in its ranks: the Hungarian Bence Majoros n ° 20, the Belgian man Florent Lambiet n ° 15, the Brazilian Vitor Ishyi n ° 49, and French Irvin Bertrand n ° 83. Like the Amiénois, it achieved an nearly flawless efficiency, with 6 victories for just one defeat (3/0 towards Thorigné Fouillard). A really sophisticated match due to this fact in perspective for the Amiens.
Coach Arnaud Sellier additionally introduced in his personal approach the colour of the match to come back this Sunday: “ We will try to approach it really relaxed, we must manage to do better in the content. We came away very frustrated from the match against Roanne, we felt like we hadn’t really fought. We have to play well and we will see what will happen. Chartres should have gone up at the end of last season and they already played in Pro A a few years ago; they are the strongest team on paper. It’s a team that’s under pressure, unlike us who are always “the new kids” within the division, we have been promoted final yr so let’s do issues step-by-step. Let’s attempt to have a great match, to defend ourselves nicely as we now have at all times carried out at dwelling. In all circumstances, the gamers must be focused but relaxed at all prices.
Chartres is on a great run with a victory towards Roanne but additionally a 3/0 towards Miramas, a workforce that gave us a tough time… The Chartrains look in fine condition! We’ll should attempt to cool them down a bit. ”
Two video games in any case thrilling earlier than the winter break, nonetheless behind closed doorways, but to be adopted on the facebook-live from the Amiens club on Sunday, then on that of Thorigné Tuesday afternoon.
Amiens STT (2) – Chartres TT (2)
6th Pro B championship day
Sunday December 20, 3 p.m.
Albéric Labaume room, Amiens
Denis Chatelain / Interview by Océane Kronek
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