25 Jul

French Boys team 98 & 99

 FRENCH BOYS BORN 1998


The 98 selection is made up of Alexandre CASSIN (quarter-finalist of the French Under 13 championships) and Joé SEYFRIED (1/8-finalist of the French Under 13 championships).

Alexandre CASSIN :

> An attacker, plays top spin on both sides. Good serves. A solid players, with good technical skills.

> Objective in the competition: to reach at least the last four.

> Training periods: 9 to 19 August in Nantes, then 24 and 25 August in Schiltigheim.
Joé SEYFRIED :

> An attacker, plays to spin on both sides. A lot of power.

> Objective in the competition: to make it to the last 8.

> Training periods: 14 July to 2 August in Korea; 14 to 19 August in Nantes, then 24 and 25 August in Schiltigheim.

FRENCH BOYS BORN 1999

They are Nolan GIVONE (French Under 11 champion) & Damien IVARS (French Under 11 finalist).

Nolan GIVONE :

> His technical skills are complete. Particularly good halfway from the table, and very ‘cunning’. He is an attacking player, who enjoys varying spin and ball placement.

> Objective in the competition: to be in the last four.

> Training periods: 14 July to 2 August in Korea; 14 to 19 August in Nantes, then 24 and 25 August in Schiltigheim.
Damien IVARS :

> Attacker, who plays close to the table. Uses spin but also forehand drives. Often tries to take his opponent by surprise with his speed.

> Objective in the competition: to do always better.

> Training period: 24 and 25 August in Schiltigheim