The funny trip from Aix to Flensburg in the European League

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The funny trip from Aix to Flensburg in the European League

Europe is always an adventure for Aix. Few years later his Homeric trip to Iceland for the first EHF Cup match in its history, PAUC once again experienced a strange journey to Flensburg, where they face the 2014 European champion club on Tuesday (6:45 p.m.) on Matchday 2 European League (C2).

Monday evening, the Provençaux arrived at Hamburg airport without their luggage, lost by Lufthansa between the departure from Marseille and the stopover in Frankfurt. German reliability is obviously not what it used to be. No jerseys, balls for training, or even sports shoes for most of the workforce…

Baggage collected just in time

As the daily reports Provence in its Tuesday edition, only five players had taken the precaution of packing a pair of shoes in their hand luggage, and many were missing a little wool, given the thermal difference between the Bouches-du-Rhône and the banks of the Baltic.

Late Monday evening, the people of Aix had no news from the airline and the concern was mounting, especially since there is more than 1 hour 30 minutes by road between Hamburg airport and Flensburg. For lack of equipment one hour before kick-off, scheduled for 6:45 p.m., they would have been forced to forfeit…

The luggage ended up being delivered to Flensburg on Tuesday at 2 p.m., just under five hours before the start of the game. The European adventure can continue on the floor.

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