Handball.  Who is Noam, this young Manchois selected for the French youth team?

Handball. Who is Noam, this young Manchois selected for the French youth team?

Noam Ameslon (number 8) is enjoying a good start to the season with JS Cherbourg U18. (©Patrick LEBOUCHER)

Noam Ameslon, blue dream. Native Coutances (Manche), a young handball player in Cherbourg received a summons from the head of French Federationand told him that he had been selected to attend the national training course with the tricolor elite of his age group France U17 team.

It is true that this has no selection value, but it is a very encouraging sign 15-year-old right winger, which is entering its second season at JSC. The 1.79m left-hander is available from Monday 24 October 2022 at Besançonfor this five-day course.

The Coutances club is doing very well

Noam Ameslon started playing handball at a club near his home SAEL Coutances, where his father Philippe is the coach. He performed there in all youth categories from the age of 4, before the divisional big club JS Cherbourg took a look at him.

“He’s a guy I’ve been watching for 3-4 years when he was in U13 at Coutanceshe remarked Julien Léonard, his current coach at the Mauves. Coutances is a club that we work with a lot, that has very good pedagogues and we have to congratulate them for training Noam very well.”

Following in the footsteps of Zachary Lemonnier and Dino Jambres

He therefore arrives in Cherbourg in 2021, but injuries prevent him from playing with the U17s too often. After integration Caen Hope Centerhe does not give up and from the beginning of the season with the U18s, who are playing in the French championship, he can prove himself in his favor.

“He absolutely thrives in the team’s game plan. He is a very strong boy against the goalkeeper, who helps us a lot in scoring, who also has great athletic strength. He is a discreet person who blends in perfectly with the group. Given his potential, this summons is not a surprise”.

Julien LeonardCoach JS Cherbourg U18

His profile is not unlike that of a Zachary Lemonniernow in Cesson-Rennesor a Dino legstoday in Toulouse, two players trained at JSC, from the same position as Noam Ameslon, who also went through the national youth training phase. We can wish him the same trajectory and even better…

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