Jura enthusiasts inherit a historic L1 team for their next match in French Cup ! Jura Sud Foot will face AS Saint-Etienne, according to the result of the draw which took place this Sunday evening. The Jurassians of Moirans-en-Montagne play in N2, the equivalent of the fourth division, while the Greens play in the elite of French football.
We wanted heavy we are happy
« We wanted heavy we are happy » reacted the president of the Jura club Edmond Pierre who recalls in passing that Jura Sud had already eliminated Saint Etienne during his great epic in the cup, it was in the 8th round of the 98/99 cup, Jura Sud that year had released Saint Etienne then Toulouse before losing in the round of 16. _« To qualify for the round of 16 would be historic »_ concluded Edmond Pierre.
in the 32nd final, Jura Sud eliminated Saint-Denis de la Réunion (5-2) in the 32nd final this Saturday, while AS Saint-Etienne qualified by beating Lyon-La Duchère (1-0) this Sunday.
The round of 16 are scheduled the weekend of January 2 and 3, 2022.