Handball: Créteil welcomes a Brazilian international
The good news follow one another on the Créteil side. Saturday, the band of Pierre Montorier created the sensation of the 4th day of Starligue by winning in Nîmes (25-22). His first victory of the season. This Monday, the Ile-de-France club announced the arrival until the end of the season of Brazilian left winger Felipe Borges. He had been training with the club for two weeks and found at his side the goalkeeper Mickaël Robin with whom he evolved in Montpellier.
At 35, the international Auriverde (169 selections) is indeed not unknown to the French prosecution. Recruited by Montpellier in 2013, he will stay there for three seasons before joining Sporting in Portugal and returning to France, to Tremblay, in 2018. He was without a club since the end of his contract with the 93 club in June.
His experience (109 Starligue matches) and his fighting spirit will be an undeniable plus for the club, currently 13th in the championship after two games. “We are very happy that a player of Felipe’s caliber is joining us for the season,” said coach Pierre Montorier in a club press release. He will be able to bring all his experience as an international player to a young team. He has set high individual goals that will have a positive impact on the level of our team. “
He could make his debut this Tuesday evening at the reception (8 p.m., Oubron sports hall) of Dunkirk in a match delayed from the first day of the championship which could not be held due to positive cases of Covid-19 in the Cristolian ranks.
“It’s a good challenge with a very good and very young team,” explains the player on the club’s website. I can bring experience. For me, it’s a pleasure to be still in the French Championship which is for me one of the best in the world. The level is very high and the teams are improving from season to season. We must all work well together. I hope to help the team. I am not a person who talks a lot but I am very competitive. I know last season was difficult but the team was starting to find its rhythm before confinement. She showed character and that is an important point. We need to bring points home. “
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