The Nanterre basketball team meets Asvel this Sunday, March 12!

The Nanterre basketball team meets Asvel this Sunday, March 12!

Nanterre 92 meets Asvel on Sunday at 5pm, this exceptional show takes place in front of more than 15,000 spectators at the Paris La Défense Arena

Challenge the Lyon team Villeurbanne, three-time champions of France, is not least a challenge. Their last confrontation with Nanterre 92 dates back to 2018 in this very stadium, which at that time already had 15,220 spectators! It’s still today Record number of visitors for a French league game. This stadium is the largest indoor arena in Europe and now features state-of-the-art enclosures and facilities that allow for an incredible show.

Nanterre that promises « a unique sound and light show »Five years earlier he had won the last meeting (81:80). That game was already unheard of for this stadium, which hosts no fewer than 3,600 people during the regular season. 10,000 seats have already been sold, the aim is not to fill the stadium with 16,000 seats at any price, but to “offer a sports and events show with an atmosphere worthy of an NBA game”. Like 5 years ago, viewers will be right in the middle of the action on four giant screens. Club Nanterre 92, chaired by Frédéric Donnadieu, had hammered out its desire to repeat meetings every two years, but Covid-19 had meant the president’s plans were reviewed.

It’s a big challenge, there’s a risk involved, but we’re all excited to embark on a project like this.

Frédéric Donnadieu, President of Nanterre 92.

The stadium, just 2 km from the Maurice Thorez Hall where Nanterre usually plays, promises to put on a show “Light Effects and Pyrotechnic Effects”. Nanterre is currently 15th in the French Championship, while Lyon Villeurbanne is 6th in the Championship standings. This historic game will shake with emotion the fans who had trembled before these two legendary teams five years earlier.

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