Through Aline Chatel
In a few days, the Caen Basket Calvados Did he shatter all the work done for a month and a half? Sure, no. But the two defeats conceded by the Caennais in their last two friendly outings, and in particular the 99 points conceded in front of Lorient (99-68), were a little amazed. “On these two games, on a less efficient summer, tempers Moïse Diamé. It’s up to us to be present in the weeks to come. “
“If we go there without desire or fighting spirit …”
This Tuesday, September 21, 2021 (8:30 p.m.), the CBC is tackling its first official match against Quimper. The Coupe de France launches him from the outset in the deep end. “We are up against a very good Pro B team whose ambition is to climb. If we don’t try to show things, the result will be unequivocal. If we go there without desire or fighting spirit, we will go home with a suitcase. We have to have the will to produce an interesting basket as a team. “Beyond the result, Caen intends to deliver” a good production “.
Make you forget the past week
The only pressure that the Normans can perceive is in the content. “You have to embrace the competition, accept the challenge,” explains their captain. Caen must leave behind the mistakes of his last two outings. “Before these matches, we started to get closer to what we wanted,” says Moïse Diamé. It’s always very difficult to trust the results of friendly matches. But we cannot rest our preparation and our basketball capital on what happened last week, in the same way that we would not have considered ourselves very ready if we had won these games. “
“Defense remains our first axis”
Before the start of serious things against Quimper and even more Pont-de-Chéruy, Saturday September 25, 2021 in Nationale 1, Caen intends to keep what made its strength last season. “There have been changes but we will try to keep the same framework, namely to be efficient defensively. This is our first ax. After that, each team has its story. What is certain is that envy must be part of our identity. I’ve never seen a team that doesn’t defend come up. “After the 99 points conceded against Lorient, it is surely in this sector that the CBC will be the most observed in Quimper …
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