June 30, 2019
On Monday, things get back underway!
It’s the end of the holidays and the start of the adventure. On Monday and in public, Les Aiglons will return to the training ground to start their preseason training. Six busy weeks await them, until the start of the L1 season over the weekend of 10 August, at home against Amiens.
Although yesterday isn’t quite finished, it’s already time to think about tomorrow. Because on Monday morning, the OGC Nice players will return to the heart of the action. The hard work will begin under the burning sun, after a group breakfast beginning at 7:30, as the lads begin to prepare for the 2019/20 campaign.
During this first week of training, they will alternate between the pitch, work in the gym and medical tests, before heading off to Divonne on Saturday and facing PSV in their first friendly of the summer on Sunday. The players currently away on international duty (Youcef Atal, Bassem Srarfi and Mouez Hassen at the ACN, and Malang Sarr whose U21s Euros campaign came to an end this week) will not understandably not participate in this first match of the summer. The key men through the middle last year (Walter Benitez, Dante and Christophe Hérelle) will return in the middle of this week. Some young prospects (Sylvestre, Cissé, Pelmard, Brazão, Wade, Mestrallet, Valtriani, Boulhendi, Guessand, Gameiro, and Jaziri from Tuesday) will also mark their returns to training with the first team.
All of the troops will meet up with those players who were injured at the end of last season, and whom returned to pre-season a couple of weeks early.
The schedule for the week
Monday: Training at 9am (open to the public) and medical tests in the afternoon.
Tuesday: Training at 9am and 5pm.
Wednesday: Training at 9am and 5pm.
Thursday: Training at 9am and 5pm.
Friday: Training at 9am.
Saturday: Departure for Divonne-les-Bains and training at 5pm.
Sunday: Training at 9am; PSV – OGC Nice at 5pm (in Vevey).
Due to the high temperatures, it’s possible that some sessions may be postponed by at least an hour.
The return to training open to the public on Monday morning
The new chapter of 2019-20 is about to open, and it will be under the watchful eyes of Le Gym’s supporters. This first session, which will get underway at 9am, will be open to all. It promises to be a festive occasion with entertainment on offer for young and old. The OGC Nice Village, with its inflatables, will of course be in place, alongside a face painting stall for the younger fans. Lou Bus d’Aqui (the Nice food truck) will also be there.
Head down in your numbers to witness your team’s reunion!
Parking will be available in the Boulodrome Gé-Gallaratto (opposite the club).