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Versailles in the lead, Racing catching up, Linas-Montlhéry in Gambardella... Your football weekend in Île-de-France


In the Paris region, there are not only PSG or PFC matches. There are also good appointments in the lower divisions and

Le Parisien invites you to take a tour of the football program in Île-de-France.

The National, N2 and N3 championships taking a break, the program will be a little lighter than usual this weekend.

But there will still be beautiful posters starting with this Friday evening, with Versailles - Le Puy at the Jean-Bouin stadium.

In National 2, Racing CFF is playing a late game this Saturday against the Caen reserve.

It will also be a Cup weekend with the round of 16 of the Women's French Cup and the Gambardella Cup, marked by a clash of extremes between Petit Poucet of these round of 16, Linas-Montlhéry who receives the defending champion , Lyons.

The poster of the weekend: Versailles to widen the gap

The start of the 18th day of National was profitable for Versailles.

Without playing, the Yvelines club took advantage of the defeats of Concarneau and Red Star to remain leader.

Facing Puy, 16th who has just been eliminated in the round of 16 of the Coupe de France by Vierzon (N2) on penalties, Versailles therefore has the opportunity to widen the gap.

In accounting terms, the arrival of Cris on the bench, who was in difficulty with Le Mans, was a great success with 4 wins and 1 draw.

In five games with the former Lyon defender, Versailles has only conceded one goal.

Against Le Puy, the ex-international Jeremain Lens, who has returned to a good level, will be absent after being ill.

Emeric Dudouit,

The info: four new recruits at Paris 13 Atletico

At Paris 13 Atletico, the start of the week was marked by the surprise departure of Adama Sidibé.

The striker, 2 goals in 15 games for National, who was still the starter last Friday in Saint-Brieuc (1-0 defeat) signed Tuesday in Dieppe in National 3. “It's a family choice.

I was alone here and wanted to be closer to my children.

So I had to go back home to Normandy.

But I don't regret anything, it was a good experience,” explained Adama Sidibé, 31, who had never played at this level before.

Arrived this summer, the left side Joao Lucas (9 games) returned to Portugal.

But the club ranked 17th in National was very active this Friday by obtaining the loans of three young players playing in L2 clubs: Hatim Far (20 years old, Rodez, 12 games this season), Walid Jarmouni (22 years old, Pau, 6 games this season) and Ylan Gomes (20 years old, Le Havre, 5 games this season).

Mario-Jason Kikonda, who passed through Paris FC (2019-2021), without a club since leaving Dunkirk this summer, has also signed.

The 26-year-old midfielder with 69 L2 games will try to revive.

The number: 6

The number of victories for Racing CFF in six games played at home.

After the defeat at Chateaubriand (1-0) on Saturday which made him lose his place as leader of group A of national 2 in favor of Rouen, Racing will try to win a 7th success in a row at home on his adopted ground. at Versailles facing the Caen reserve.

Mercato level, it has moved.

After a six-month experience in the Bolivian 1st Division at Palmaflor, Balamine Savane, N3's top scorer last season, is returning to Racing.

On the other hand, the club could lose Merwan Ifanoui (7 goals in 14 games) who was offered by Red Star (National).

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The player to watch: Rosemonde Kouassi (Fleury)

After his two big performances against Paris FC (2-0) and PSG (4-4), Fleury receives Le Havre in the round of 16 of the Coupe de France.

For this duel between two D1 teams, Fleury can count on her striker Rosemonde Kouassi, in great shape as shown by her double against PSG.

Arrived in Fleury in November 2021 from Africa Sports (D1 Féminine Ivoirienne), the very fast 21-year-old striker who had been voted best player in the Ivorian championship in 2020-2021, did not take long to make a name in D1 Arkema.

Last season, she was twice voted player of the month in March and May.

She also won the trophy for the best hope of the season and appeared in the eleven type of the championship.

Rosemonde Kouassi left on the same bases.

With six goals scored,

she has already equaled her score from last season.

Last June, Fleury also "secured" him by extending his contract until 2025.

Among young people: the great challenge of Linas-Montlhéry against Lyon in Gambardella

At Linas-Montlhéry, it's not just the big guys who like the Cup.

In Gambardella, the U18s are following in the footsteps of the senior team who have finished 32nd in the Coupe de France three times over the past four years.

Linas-Montlhéry who evolves in R3 is the national Petit Poucet of these 16th finals of the Gambardella Cup.

With the arrival of Lyon, defending champion, the Essonne team hit the jackpot.

“Meeting the defending champion… When we play this competition we want to face the best and there we don't have better.

Lyon is the best in French training.

We know that it will be very complicated because an error will be paid for in cash but I still believe in it because in a match everything is possible.

We are going to play at home in our garden.

We have been undefeated at home for a year.

Four other Ile-de-France clubs will try to qualify for the round of 16: Drancy, Paris FC, Torcy and Fleury.


NATIONAL (delayed game)

Friday, 7.30 p.m.: Versailles - Le Puy (Jean Bouin stadium).


Friday, 7.30 p.m.: Red Star - Créteil (Bauer stadium, behind closed doors).

NATIONAL 2 (delayed game)

Group A. Saturday, 3 p.m.: Racing - Caen (b) (Montbauron stadium in Versailles).


(16th final)

Sunday, 2:30 p.m.: Drancy (Nat.) - Rennes (Nat.) (Charles Sage stadium), Rouen (R1) - Paris FC (Nat.), Fleury (R1) - Auxerre (Nat.) (Gentelet stadium), Metz (Nat.) - Torcy (Nat.), Linas-Montlhéry (R3) - Lyon (Nat.) (Paul Desgouillons stadium).

WOMEN'S FRENCH CUP (8th final)

Saturday, 2:30 p.m.: Dijon (D1) - PSG (D1), 4:30 p.m.: Fleury (D1) - Le Havre (D1) (Gentelet stadium).

Source: leparis

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