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24.06.2004 EFAF

FFFA Press Release: Spartiates French Champion

The first time in their club history the Spartiates of Amiens became French Champion. Before the season started you would have heard the two club names as favorites for 2004, like always: Flash de la Courneuve and Aix en Provence Argonautes. Champion Spartiates is a small sensation.

Looking for the ball carrier
(c) Bergamo Lions
Looking for the ball carrier
(c)Bergamo Lions

FRENCH CHAMPION 2004: The Spartiates of Amiens

The Spartiates of Amiens are the new French Division 1 Champions, winnning the 10th "Trophée Casque de Diamant".

They beat on saturday afternoon the Argonautes of Aix-en-Provence : 41 - 31.

It was the first time that the Spartiates reach the D1 championship game while the Argonautes were playing their 16th championship game in a row (a record).

In an explosive offensive game, QB Lucas Phillips (MVP of the game and MVP of the season) lead his team to victory thanks to 3TDs passes, including 2 to WR Nordine BEN MIMOUN.

Score by QT :

SPA 7 6 14 14 = 41
ARG 0 7 16 8 = 31

Vincent Lelard

European Federation of American Football