By Laurent Foreau
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To go far in the Coupe de France, you need to align the planets. FCOC took full advantage of an advantageous draw to reach 6the round. You still have to avoid the pitfalls and win the battles.
“I congratulated the guys for their seriousness in these first laps”, indicated Kevin Dommangeau last Sunday after the qualification achieved at Cossé-le-Vivien (2-0).
The World Cup obliges, the FFF has changed its calendar to allow the professionals to participate in the French Cup in January. The turns are connected, the 6e takes place this weekend. Clubs playing at regional level who are still eligible postpone their day. This is the case with FCOC, which was going to Mulsanne-Téloché today.
Instead, he inherits one of the largest of these 6e the opus of the cup: SO Cholet, National Club, on the 3rde french division…
You’ll have to believe
Between a team playing in R1 and another professional, there is a world. As proof, the Cholet reserve is developing at the same level as the clubs of Sables-d’Olonne, in R1.
After all, FCOC is taking this draw as a chance. The thing about organizing a big party! And to look good.
We always have the ambition to go further. It’s certainly not the best draw, but to progress you have to be able to hit harder. A cup success is possible, we saw that in the previous round. We will condition ourselves for that, even if it will not be easy to catch them.
FCOC – SO Cholet, Sunday 16 October at 15, Albert-Robin stadium.
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