Underneath the management of the emblematic participant that was Samuel Belorgey for a few years within the first group and which has skilled the nice epics of the membership, now coach of the seniors of the primary group since 2019, FC chalon is getting ready to play a brand new season in federal 1.
If the membership has skilled monetary setbacks in recent times, the FCC has turn into a membership that has been capable of recuperate due to its president. Pascal Jacques and all his group; A membership that has turn into bold and desires to succeed in the highest division.
As for his coach who has many sporting and human values, even when he develops nice ambition for the membership this yr, he prefers to be reasonable as a result of he is aware of that in sport and through a complete season nothing has by no means acquired.
Information-chalon subsequently met Sam Belorgey head coach of the primary group FC Chalon who agreed to reply our questions:
Sam, to begin with, how was the resumption of coaching for the brand new season?
SB: “We went again to coaching very early this yr. That’s to say July 18 as a result of I did not need to repeat the errors of earlier seasons; that’s to say, to renew later with very intense preparation as a result of if we had resumed coaching solely in August, the stoppage would have been a lot too lengthy and the bodily preparation of the gamers would have drained them and they’d not have been match for the resumption of the French Cup match and the championship and who is aware of, it might need brought about us a whole lot of accidents. There, since July 18, the group has gained momentum with 7 weeks of preparation and 6 pleasant matches and 1 Coupe de France match received this weekend. So, out of the 7 video games we performed, I’m usually happy since we stay undefeated with 6 wins and a draw and above all no critical accidents to deplore! “.
So exactly, this pre-season hope plunges you into what ambitions together with your group?
SB: “Already, you need to know that I’ve a bunch of gamers who’re very attentive, very motivated, very hardworking and who’ve an important want to progress. As well as, we really feel the boys are very invested within the membership’s undertaking and that bodes effectively. Then, my workers and I stay very demanding on the foundations of group life to be revered however it should be admitted, to have an artificial pitch which is a incredible software, motivates our gamers to be current at coaching to be able to give the most effective of themselves throughout my particular coaching periods. As for the ambition, it’s multiplied by three this yr, there may be the membership which hopes for an increase to the Nationwide three, the gamers who need to entry it and me after all who needs to coach at this stage. So we will keep humble and we’ll take inventory collectively in mid-November and if we truly see that we’re in a very good place, we can’t hesitate to purpose for the climb!
Who’re the brand new recruits and what number of seniors this yr on the membership?
SM: “We’ve got greater than 65 seniors listed who will full the three senior groups. Query recruitment, we now have Rabbi Takouachet who comes from Quetigny, Soulemane Kassi which comes from ACF and Helias Haddadi which comes from Crissey!
So Sam, you modified teams this yr, who do you suppose will likely be your important rivals?
SM: “Certainly, on this group, we’ll encounter tough and athletic groups in comparison with final yr’s group. A bunch that will likely be made up of many nationwide reserves! We’ll uncover this group and be taught all collectively however nonetheless, we should be rapidly within the sport, be prepared and have a conquering angle if we do not need to be walked on! Then among the many rivals, essentially the most critical, I believe that the group of Lons-le-Saunier will certainly be on the prime of the rankings as a result of they completed final yr behind the ogre from Mâcon. They’ve ambitions, they’ve made a giant recruitment they usually produce other monetary means than us. Then there may be additionally Champagnole and the Chapel of Guinchay who’ve strengthened themselves sufficient!
Does the group of seniors you lead really feel supported by the leaders?
SB: “After darkish years, I believe the most effective factor for FC Chalon is to have put Pascal Jacques on the head of the membership as a result of with all his group, they have been capable of restore the membership’s funds which are actually wholesome, which permits everybody in all classes to do a conscientious job however above all to work in a serene manner. There’s additionally and it should be underlined, in recent times, all of the work of the educators since 95% of the gamers, of the senior groups, have been educated on the membership. After which there may be the work of Damien Perusson, William Lambret, the presence of Dominique Pelletier, Nicolas Jambon for the reserve group, Patrick Leclerc, Pascal Fautrelle very dedicated individuals on the membership and by my facet, which permits me to work rigorously and critically. In fact, I affiliate your entire medical service with, at its head ‘Jeff’ Sicalaso that you see, it is a complete membership that’s shifting ahead slowly however absolutely! “.
So who do we discover within the senior workers this yr and who will likely be by your facet for the matches?
SM “To begin with, there may be Damien Perrussonmy deputy and sports activities director of the membership, Guillaume Lambret chargeable for coaching and for matches (on video), Dominique Pelletier to stewardship and in a number of days a bodily coach arrives. In any other case, on the medical facet, we now have Jean Francois Siccala who runs this service made up ofAdrian LeBlanc Physiotherapist and Jean-Baptiste Dubiefosteopath. Now on the bench and in video games there’ll solely be Damien, Dominique, Guillaume ! “.
What are your subsequent deadlines?
SB: “Subsequent weekend, we’re going to the promoted Fauvernay. Then we proceed with one other Coupe de France match at Chaignay Olympics (Dijonnaise area) and the next weekend we obtain Bresse-Jura one other promoted, so it’s crucial to begin this championship effectively!
And for you Sam, what would an achieved season be?
SB: “To begin with, to advertise the membership, the Metropolis of Chalon and Grand Chalon, to have a very good run within the Coupe de France! The second factor is to be within the main group of the championship for so long as potential to be able to purpose for the climb and dwell an important story with this group. So, I’d say one factor now, let’s write a brand new story for this membership and enrich its showcase as a result of the membership and its leaders deserve it! “.