“After months of isolation and constraints, it is time to take advantage of the momentum of these June events to rediscover the pleasure of living together around football”, launches, enthusiastic, the regional director of university sport Jean-Luc Tinchant in a press release.
Sixteen matches in two days
It’s not every day that Franche-Comté hosts a national final, which will bring together the best sixteen university football teams in France, divided into four categories. The sixteen matches will take place on Wednesday 8 at the Pouges sports complex (2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.), and Thursday 9 at the Blum stadium in Montbéliard (9:30 a.m.), and at theseloncourt training center (9:30 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.). Four titles of male and female champions will be awarded.
Discuss VAR with a lawyer
It’s a big event for the Bourgogne Franche-Comté University Sports League, which has more than 1,200 students registered this season in Franche-Comté alone. It organizes more than 300 sporting events each year.
This championship is also an opportunity to organize special events. Among them, a study day on the « Football of 3e millennium”, this Tuesday, June 7, from 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Pays de Montbéliard agglomeration council chamber. We will talk, among other things, about the « feminization of football » (2:45 p.m.), the much criticized VAR (video arbitration, 3:45 p.m.) with a lawyer and jurist, or even arbitration, with the former international referee Michel Vautrot (4:45 p.m.).
Foot electric wheelchair Saturday at the Axone
This day will be concluded with a round table (5:45 p.m.), where we will talk about the training of professional footballers, the economy of football, but also the post-professional career with a well-known face: the former player and striker of FCSM Pierre -Alain Frau, now trainer at the club.
This special week dedicated to football will conclude with an unusual competition: the Axone gymnasium will host the semi-finals of the « EDF – Enedis Coupe Bourgogne Franche-Comté » at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. foot electric wheelchair. It will oppose two teams from Dijon, a team from Chalon-sur-Saône and a team from Besançon from Besac Futsal Handisport.