Handball – Nantes: Rivera lasted until 2024

Published June 13, 2022 to 15H57

Marie Mahé

As a result, through its official Twitter account, the club de Nantes has officially extended the contract extension, until June 2024, of its left wing and captain Valero Rivera.

The H holds his captain. This Monday, via his account Twitter officially, the handball club of HBC Nantes has officially extended the contract of Valero Rivera, who had taken over from Rock Feliho, not later than last season, for what is the captaincy. Initially still under contract with his formation until 2023, the left wing, today at the age of 37, extending an additional short year, to be found now tied to the sciences until the end of June 2024. It was in 2010 that the Spanish international, which already has more than 2,200 goals with the Violets, had joined the club ever since. He then returned to FC Barcelona in 2016, and to his Catalan hometown, Rivera and stayed for a period of two seasons, before returning to the side of Nantes, in 2018.

“I’m very proud”

In the same official announcement of the extension, the world champion was forcibly pleased with this news: “I am very proud to continue the adventure here. Staying at HBC Nantes is a priority, this club is my home: I feel very good and I enjoy every moment. I want to continue to live magical moments with the “H” and our audience. I have to thank Gaël (Pelletier) and Greg (Cojean) for their trust. I am very happy with this extension. A similar reaction on the part of its president, Gaël Pelletier: “Valero’s extension appears as evidence, and represents great satisfaction. At 37 years old, he has just made one of his best seasons at HBC Nantes. In addition to his sporty performances of exemplary regularity, he embodies the values ​​of the “H” and takes on the responsibilities that accompany the brassard. It is also very good news for our current audience, which will be able to celebrate the goals of its captain until 2024. ”

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