Left to right, François Woum-Woum, Christophe Labbé, the former President, and François Seguin his successor. (PHOTO D. P.)
Since yesterday evening, 19 h 45, François Séguin is, again, the president of the US Holy Handball. His candidacy, the only declared, was endorsed by the Board of directors – unanimously less a voice, François Séguin abstaining – and then validated by the General Assembly gathered in the gymnasium at Grand Coudret.
François Séguin is a responsibility he held previously during the 2010-2011 season, then abandoned because they could not reconcile all, his profession of insurer and the presidential task for the least time-consuming. Christophe Labbé, who succeeded him in July 2011, having thrown, in turn, the sponge after the relegation of the first team in national 1, François Séguin agreed to press (“South West” from Monday July 23). Not in the same conditions, the new president wanting to surround himself with an Office Director “of work” on the composition of which he remained silent yesterday evening.
“I have expressed a wish to not again with the same difficulties as in 2010 – 2011,” said François Séguin. Although the task remains very difficult, the context will be different and I know rely on many friends ready to help me. »
The new president of the US Saintes has set two priorities: the finances of the club and the revision of the statutes, with the redefinition of internal regulations. François Séguin has also equip the Saintes US of a new chart.
Deputy Mayor responsible for sports, Joel Cardin has “short cut to a rumor” before the election of the new president: “it have never asked that are cut in the US Holy Handball heads saintais elected officials.” Our territorial community has the greatest respect for the leaders of this club and did not intend to practice a any interference in its management. »