Twenty-nine days after the official creation of the European Collectivity of Alsace (CEA), the presidents of Alsatian tennis golf equipment selected Friday to revive the primary sports activities league of their territory for the reason that entry into pressure of the NOTRe regulation and the absorption of Alsace by the Grand Est.
“Ùn jetzt geht’s los! “Exclaimed Stéphane Thomann, the chairman of a Haut-Rhin committee who officially voted 94.85% for this creation of a new Alsace league, the vote even reaching 97.71% of” for ”within the Bas-Rhin.
The CD68 and 67, gathered in a dematerialized basic meeting, due to this fact voted this Friday in favor of the creation of an affiliation underneath native regulation “Ligue d’Alsace de tennis”, and appointed seven individuals to kind the primary steering committee. They are 4 Bas-Rhinois (Pascal Hladnik, chairman of the Bas-Rhin committee, André Haass, Lionel Mangold and Jean-Christophe Simon) and three Haut-Rhinois (Stéphane Thomann, chairman of the Haut-Rhin committee, Nicolas Stefanczyn and Sophie Prud’homme), all members of their departmental steering committees.
80,000 euros subsidy from the FFT
The first “transitional” administration staff of this LAT has additionally been appointed: Stéphane Thomann is its president, André Haass the secretary basic and Jean-Christophe Simon the treasurer. The latter occupied the identical operate within the Alsace league which had been dissolved on September 30, 2017, however had not wished to combine the group chart of the Grand Est league.
Their mandate is to file the statutes of this new LAT with the district courtroom on Monday, to open his checking account, to prepare its first basic assembly on March 20 and, as will probably be elective, to ” set up the monitoring fee for these elections.
Concretely, this new Alsace league, created throughout the scope of the CEA, is nonetheless a part of the Grand Est Region, however not of the Grand Est tennis league correct, since it can have the identical powers at the beginning of the subsequent faculty yr. than the 13 different leagues in France.
“A birth is always moving, a rebirth is even more so”, underlined Bernard Giudicelli, the one character invited to the assembly this Friday night. The president of the French Federation weighed with all his weight in the creation of this new league , which can profit from an distinctive subsidy of 80,000 euros from subsequent week for the recruitment of a primary worker. Because the work won’t be missing between now and the GA of March 20 and till the efficient entry into workplace of the LAT on 1er September.
Lionel Ollinger seized the Superior Council of tennis
The president of Grand Est Tennis Lionel Ollinger was not invited to the departmental basic assemblies this Friday, which was moved by Katia Savorgnano, president of TC Huningue and general secretary of “GET” since final November. “You speak of exclusion while I remind you that Pascal Hladnik and I, although presidents of CD67 and 68, we are no longer invited to meetings of the executive committee of the League of the Great East and that we are no longer the recipients of no information from the Grand Est ”, retorted Stéphane Thomann.
Lionel Ollinger, for his part, seized in mid-January the Superior Council of tennis to contest the decision taken by the executive committee of the FFT to authorize the constitutive general assembly of this Friday: “Why concretize this 14e league throughout the FFT within the midst of an electoral context, whereas the manager committee had beforehand determined that it will come into pressure on 1er September 2021, that is to say for the subsequent sports activities yr? “Asks the n ° 1 of the Grand Est in his request. “It seems essential to me to wait, on the one hand, for the results of the elections scheduled for the next general assembly of the FFT, on February 13, and, on the other hand, for the government’s response concerning the legality or otherwise of the creation of a 2e league in the same region. “
On January 5, the officers of Alsatian tennis had the guarantee of Matignon “That in any case, the government would oppose the establishment of an Alsace tennis league”. Just a few days later, Prime Minister Jean Castex in particular person had pleaded in Colmar for the extension of the powers of the ECA… and created an outcry by admitting that he had “by no means been satisfied by the creation of those immense areas. “