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Dunkerque Handball Grand Littoral

Founded in 1958, Dunkerque Handball Grand Littoral have been in the French top flight since 1991/92, an indication of their consistency at the highest level. Currently coached by Patrick Cazal, the club won the Lidl Starligue title in 2014, and also collected 1 Coupe de France, 1 Coupe de la Ligue and 1 Trophée des Champions between 2011 and 2014.

Also known as USDK, the club finished sixth during 2017-18 season, just missing out on qualification for the European Cup after losing to Montpellier Handball in their final match of the campaign.

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Previous encounters

Paris SG - Dunkerque Handball Grand Littoral

On 2017-18 seaosn, as part of Round of 16 of Coupe de la Ligue, the Red and Blue had defeated USDK 34 - 23 at Coubertin, thanks to a stunning performance of Thierry Omeyer who made 22 saves.

During 2018-19 season, Nedim Remili's teammates had defeated Dunkerque on Matchday 9 of the 2018/19 Lidl Starligue season, with a clinical 100% rate shooting of Toft Hansen. The Parisians had defeated them 30 - 23 at Coubertin on Matchday 14, with 7 goals from Nedim Remili, best scorer for the Red and Blue.

During 2019-20 season, the Parisians were welcoming Dunkerque on matchday 13, last encounter of the first round. Mikkel Hansen and his teammates won their thirteenth match on Lidl Starligue,36-25, for a perfect beginning for the Red and Blue! After its victory over Gazélec Ajaccio, the Red and Blue have been receiving USDK as part of Coupe de France Round of 8, on March 8th, 2020. Vincent Gérard's teammates won 32 - 21 at Coubertin.

Did you know?

In 1998, USDK finished third in the league, then qualify for a European competition for the very first time, giving them the chance to take on Europe’s finest sides and to showcase the warmth and passion of their fans.

Player to watch

Haniel Langaro
07/03/1995
Right back

Haniel Vinicius Inoue Langaro is playing as a right back for Dukerque Handball Grand Littoral since 2017. International with Brazil, he started handball in his home country before joining Logrono in Spain and Dunkerque. The match against Saran on December 6th, 2017, was one of his best matches with 10 goals scored.
With the Seleçao, he had already won two great titles : 2015 Junior Pan American Champion and 2016 Pan American Champion.
On 2019-20 Lidl Starligue, he was one of the best scorers of the team. 

Dunkerque Handball Grand Littoral against Paris Saint-Germain

December 19th, 2019 - Pierre de Coubertin Stadium
Jurecic, Billant, Nagy, Nkonda, Regnier, Martinez, Marie-Joseph, Nyembo, Grams, Bellahcene, Suholeznik, Pineiro, Pelayo, Butto

Stade de Flandres

Dunkerque Handball Grand Littoral play their home matches at the Stades de Flandres, previously known as the Louis Dewerdt. Refurbished following the 2000/01 season and the World Championships held in France that year, it now has a capacity of 2,400 and is home to one of the best sets of supporters in France.

ADRESSE

Avenue de Rosendaël

59378 Dunkerque

INFOS PRATIQUES

Located in the centre of Dunkirk, the Stades de Flandres is easily accessible on foot and by car, and lies just two kilometres away from Dunkirk railway station.

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