Paris vs Le Havre

Havre Athletic Club in brief

Founded in 2014, the women's section of Le Havre Athletic Club was the result of a real desire of the club to be able to offer an adequate structure to welcome both amateur and confirmed female players. During the 2017-18 season, the women's section of the HAC had distinguished itself by validating their rise to Division 2, then under the command of Thierry Uvenard, a former Le Havre player between 1987 and 1998.

The best result of Les Ciel et Marine in the championship to date is their title of Division 2 vice-champion acquired during the 2019-20 season, behind the leader of Group A, FF Issy-les-Moulineaux.

During the 2018-19 season, and for their first appearance in Division 2, the HAC players finished in 2nd place behind the Stade de Reims.

The Parisian women against Le Havre

On January 27th, 2019, the Normandy players hosted Paris Saint-Germain on French Cup Round of 16. The Red and Blue managed to win the match 1-0 with a late goal from Marie-Antoinette Katoto.

Marie-Antoinette Katoto was the first player in the history of Paris Saint-Germain to score against Le Havre.

Players to follow

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Irene Paredes

Defender 04/07/1991
Born on 4 July 1991 at Legazpi in Spain, Irene Paredes is a Spanish international player playing as a central defender. She began her professional career with Real Sociedad in 2008 before joining Athletic Bilbao two years later. She joins the Red and Blue in 2016 to become a central figure in the Parisian defence. She was named captain of Paris Saint-Germain from the 2019/2020 season. A key member of the Spanish national team, it was at the Stade Océane in Le Havre that the 2019 Women's World Cup kicked off for her with a 3-1 victory for La Roja over South Africa.
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Elodie Policarpo

Striker 04/01/1990
Born on 4 January 1990 in Sallanches in Haute-Savoie, Elodie Policarpo has been playing as a striker at Le Havre Athletic Club since 2018. She played for CS Chenois and won the Swiss championship. At the end of the 2019 - 2020 Division 2 season, she finished as the club's top scorer with 10 league goals. On March 1, 2020, in the 4-1 victory over Vendenheim, she scored one goal and delivered one assist, allowing her team to move to the top of the league.

Le Stade Océane

The Stade Océane is the emblematic stadium of the Havre Athlétic Club, hosting the home games of the men's and women's sections. Inaugurated in July 2012, its total capacity in match configuration can reach nearly 25,000 seats, making it the largest stadium in the region. Designed on the model of "English style" stadiums, Stade Océane offers ideal visibility to all spectators.

Boulevard de Leningrad
76 600 Le Havre
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Practical information
Numerous parking areas are located around the stadium, including 530 covered spaces available on match days. Free shuttle buses are also available for spectators to get to Stade Océane. Finally, the stadium is located not far from the Le Havre Graville train station.