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Players and management of the AS Monaco basketball, Roca Team, were invited to the Residence of the Minister of State on Monday, February 6, for a lunch following the partnership agreement signed at the beginning of the season between the Prince’s government and the club.
In his speech, Serge Telle encouraged the team ahead of the Leaders Cup (February 17-19) and the two derbies against Antibes. The Minister of State concluded by stressing that the government and Monegasques are very proud of the team’s success.
Like the football team, AS Monaco basketball is having an almost perfect season. In the middle of the season, the “Roca Boys” are leaders of the French Pro A championship and they qualified brilliantly for the last sixteen of the Champions League (Europe) finishing first in their group.
AS Monaco’s Vice-President and CEO has been elected as the newest Board of Directors Member for the League of Football Professionals.
As travel restrictions force a cascade of trade fair cancellations across the globe, the organisers of Sportel Monaco have managed to postpone the event by four months and push ahead with the Awards.
AS Monaco secured their 1,000th Ligue 1 win on Sunday in a 2-1 home match against Nantes.
Princess Charlene will be the only female to take part in the gruelling water bike crossing from Corsica to Monaco this weekend, with the final athlete revealed as diver Brandon Green.
AS Monaco have signed Brazilian international defender Jorge on a five-year contract worth €8.5 million. The 20-year-old was part of the Brazilian team that made it to the final of the U-20 World Championships in New Zealand in 2015, alongside new teammate Boschilia. Jorge – whose full name is Jorge Marco de Oliveira Moraes – made more than 80 appearances for Flamengo, scoring five goals, and won his first senior Brazil cap last week. "Jorge is part of this talented generation of Brazilians whom we are monitoring closely. He's a lively player with very good crossing ability, who I'm sure will in time settle into the team's style of play perfectly,” said ASM’s vice-president Vadim Vasilyev. Commenting that Jorge’s arrival is part of a long-term plan, Mr Vasilyev added, “In Monaco, he has everything he needs to adapt and develop with the squad. We have high hopes for him in the future." For his part, Jorge commented: “The club's management convinced me to join AS Monaco's project. This is a big ambitious club. I want to do everything possible to follow in the footsteps of my countrymen Fabinho, Jemerson and Boschilia, who have come a long way since arriving in Monaco." Follow AS Monaco on Instagram and "Likez" Jorge's photo to try to win his autographed jersey. (Feature photo: Facebook AS Monaco) READ ALSO: Monaco partners with football club READ ALSO: Footballer Anthony Martial: “Everything changed” after Monaco claims wife