US Créteil Handball

Founded in 1964 under the leadership of its first president Christian Baugmarth, US Créteil Handball is a club in the Val de Marne chaired by Eric Poignant since 2017. Under the direction of Pierre Montorier, coach since 2018, the team succeeded in going back to the Lidl Starligue for this 2019-20 season, two years after having left it.

After a disappointing 2017-18 season, US Créteil Handball achieved a great 2018-19 season, finishing second in the ranking behind Chartres Métropole Handball, as well as a play-off final.

Over the years, the club has built up an interesting list of achievements with a Division 1 champion title in 1989, two French Cups, a League Cup and three Division 2 champion titles.

US Créteil Handball

  • Lidl Starligue
    Day 16
    Wednesday, February 19th - 08:30 PM
    Stade Pierre de Coubertin
    PARIS Saint-Germain Handball US Créteil Handball
    PARIS Saint-Germain Handball
    US Créteil Handball

Previous encounters

Paris SG - US Créteil Handball

They have played against each other on numerous occasions in the Lidl Starligue, and their last French Cup match was on March 19th, 2015. In the quarter-finals stage, the Red and Blue have defeated them 28 - 25 before winning the trophy against HBC Nantes.

Wednesday, November 20th Val-de-Marne players was welcoming the Parisians on matchday 10. Luc Abalo and his teammates won 28-39 with an impressive match of Mikkel Hansen! The return match at Coubertin will be held in February as part of matchday 16.

Did you know?

In the history of US Créteil Handball, the 1988-89 season stands out as the club's most successful year. That season, the team achieved a Championship - French Cup victory, twice ahead of USAM Nîmes. They have alsoo reached the final of the European Cup Winners' Cup, beaten by the Germans of TUSEM Essen.

Player to watch

Boïba Sissoko
Left wing

Born on March 1st, 1994, in Strasbourg, Boïba Sissoko is a French handball player who has been playing as a left-wing for US Créteil since 2014. Sixth leading scorer of the season with 161 goals, he proved decisive in his team's entry into the Lidl Starligue. Recognized by his peers, he was awarded the title of MVP of Proligue, succeeding Cherbourg player Youenn Cardinal.

US Créteil squad aginst Paris Saint-Germain Handball

Wednesday,November 20th, 2019- Palais des sports Robert Oubron

Borragan, Kervadec, Aman, Jensterle, Gibelin, Poignant, Zerbib, Sissoko, Ferrandier A, Molinie, Ferrandier L, Robin. 

Palais des sports Robert Oubron

Inaugurated on December 17th, 1988, in the presence of former President of the French National Olympic Sports Committee Nelson Paillou, the Palais des sports Robert-Oubron is the current venue used by US Créteil Handball. It has a total capacity of 2,500 seats. The enclosure was named after Robert Oubron, five-time French cyclo-cross champion in the 1940s, who was later reconverted as National Director of the French Cycling Federation.


Rue Pasteur Valléry Radot

94 000 Créteil


Located near the university district of Créteil, the Palais des sports Robert Oubron is accessible by public transport via line 8 of the metro at the Créteil - Université stop, as well as at the Gare du Vert de Maisons stop on the RER D. By car from Paris, take exit 22 on the A86 motorway. Many parking areas are available nearby.

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