soon the 1st round of the French Cup


By Le Progrès Saint-Affricain

August 19, 2022

The last two friendly matches of Stade Saint-Affricain (SSA) took place last week, Tuesday August 9th and Thursday August 12th. They precede the first round of the Coupe de France set for the Saint-Affricains on August 21.

The 3rd and 4th friendly matches of the Stade Saint-Affricain (SSA) took place on Tuesday August 9 and Thursday August 12, respectively against Vabres-l’Abbaye and Albi.  » It was the last two so it was starting to get a little more serious notes Alexandre Birot, the team’s coach. Tuesday, August 9 at the municipal stadium the Saint-African team met that of Vabres (D2). Final score: 4 to 0 for the SSA.  » A match where I saw good things and others to improve, especially on the speed in the game “says Alexandre Birot. The 4th and last friendly match took place on Friday August 12 against Albi  » who is at our level but in another hen “says the coach. Score 6 to 2 in favor of Albi.  » Despite this defeat, there were 40 very good minutes where we were leading 1 – 0 with good chances to score more, except that the posts and the opposing goalkeeper made nice saves. »

The second half was a little more delicate « according to Alexandre Birot » we conceded 5 goals « . The coach says  » keep the positive of the first 40 minutes which were really interesting compared to the instructions that I had given to the players « . Exit the friendly matches, the next meeting will be the first round of the Coupe de France, “here are the official matches which begin”, scheduled for Sunday August 21 at 3 p.m. in Marcillac, where the Saint-Affricains will face Foot Vallon.



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