Paris vs Chambéry

Founded in 1983, the Chambéry Savoie Mont-Blanc Handball is a club playing in the first division since 1994. French champion in 2001, the club has finished second on 11 occasions, a record in France. In addition to the prize list of the Savoyard club a League Cup obtained in 2002 as well as a Champions Trophy in 2013.

The club is currently coached by Érick Mathé, Patrice Canayer's former assistant at Montpellier Handball. In the 2017-18 season, the Savoyards finished ninth in the Lidl Starligue, and were also eliminated in the quarter-finals of the EHC European Cup. Raphaël Caucheteux's team-mates had a convincing 2018-19 season, finishing in 3rd place in the Lidl Starligue ranking, behind Montpellier Handball and Paris Saint-Germain.

In the course of its history, the club has notably seen the development of players such as Jackson Richardson, the brothers Guillaume and Bertrand Gille, Cyril Dumoulin and the emergence at the highest level of a certain Daniel Narcisse.

The club won its first French Cup in the 2018-19 edition, by beating Dunkerque in the final, and after taking out Montpellier Handball.

PREVIOUS ENCOUNTERS

During the 2018-19 season, Paris Saint-Germain won 26 - 22 in Coubertin against Chambéry Savoie Mont-Blanc on Lidl Starligue matchday 12. The Red and Blue won again 30 - 21 in Savoie on matchday 18, thanks to a very good Rodrigo Corrales. On 2019-10 season matchday 6, the Savoyards went to Coubertin. The Parisians won 32-29 with an excellent performance of Kim Ekdahl du Rietz.

During the 2017-18 edition of the French Cup, Chambéry was defeated in the semi-final stage against Paris Saint-Germain, future winner of the competition.

Players to follow

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Dylan Nahi

Left wing 30/11/1999
Born on November 30th, 1999, in Paris, Dylan Nahi is a French player playing as a left winger. Revealed at a very young age at the highest level, he took part in his first match with the professional team at just 15 years of age, under the colours of his training club, Paris Saint-Germain. In 2017, he broke records for earliness, becoming the youngest player to participate in the Final Four of the Champions League, then the youngest player called up for the French national team in the Golden League. On October 10th, 2019, Paris Saint-Germain hosted Chambéry on behalf of Lidl Starligue on Matchday 6. During this match, Dylan Nahi achieved a very successful performance concluded at 6 / 7 on shots. The young left winger participated greatly in the victory of his team 32-29.
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Julien Meyer

Goalkeeper 14/12/1996
Julien Meyer is an example of precociousness at the highest level, and it is not insignificant if he is often compared to his idol Thierry Omeyer. A native of Alsace, trained at the Sélestat Alsace Handball, Julien Meyer is one of the most promising goalkeepers of his generation. In May 2017, he was summoned by Didier Dinard to the French national team to honour his first selection for the final qualifying match for Euro 2018. During the 2018-19 season, he had notably distinguished himself by putting in a big performance against Paris Saint-Germain, making 21 saves against the powerful Parisian strike force.

Le Phare

Inaugurated on January 28th 2009, Le Phare is the official venue of the Chambéry Savoie Mont-Blanc Handball. Modular and modern, the hall also hosts many cultural and sporting events in Chambéry. In match configuration, the venue can accommodate 4,400 spectators.

800 avenue du Grand Arietaz
73 000 Chambéry
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Practical information
Located in the northern part of the city, Le Phare is easily accessible on foot from downtown, as well as by car. Free parking for 2,000 cars is available near the grounds.