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CHAMPIONS DE FRANCE: Tours dethrone Chaumont to clinch 7th Ligue A title

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source: lnv.fr; Photo: facebook.com/toursvolleyball

Tours Volley-Ball won the 2017/18 French men’s volleyball championship Ligue A.

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The top-seed Tours Volley-Ball prevailed in sudden-death finals of the 2017/18 Ligue A against defending champs and also No.2 Chaumont Volley-Ball 52 Haute-Marne by a 3-1 (22-25, 25-13, 25-17, 25-18).

The game was held at Stade Pierre-de-Coubertin in Paris in front of 3,100 spectators (capacity 4,836 seats). The Cameroonian Nathan Wounembaina topped Tours with 19 points. The Bulgarian Svetoslav Gotsev scored 17 points, including 6 kill blocks, making 73% attack (11/15). Hubert Henno recorded 72% reception (25 digs, 1 error, 48% perfect). Stéphen Boyer delivered 15 points for Chaumont.

Tours reclaimed the national title after three years, being crowned as titleholders for the seventh time in the club history (2004, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2018).

Chaumont have one of three when it comes to gold medal matches in which they took part this season (won national Super cup finals, lost national cup and championship finals).

 

To see complete results, stats, and standings, visit our FRA National Championship 2017/2018 / Male / Seniors page.

 

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