Handball. Who is Rodrigo Pérez Arce, the Spanish rookie of JS Cherbourg?

Rodrigo Pérez Arce played in the Spanish Division 1 before joining JS Cherbourg. (©DP)

The arrival of the Iberian coach Eduard Fernandez Roura to the Cherbourg (Manche) was quick to see himself in the recruitment. The Proligue club announced, this Monday, July 18, 2022the signing of a center half place of Spain for two seasons.

A center goalscorer

Old 26 years, Rodrigo Perez Arce evolved since 2019 at BM Navaa club at the bottom of the table Asobal League (Spanish D1). After two maintenances, he was relegated in 2022. Over these three seasons, this major player of the team (1.78 m, 80 kg) will have scored 384 goals in 83 gamesthus appearing among the league top scorers.

Previously, Rodrigo Pérez Arce, from northwestern Spain, played at Ademar Léon. He contested the Champions League there.

A few weeks ago, in June 2022, he signed up with a Swedish club, Redberg landslides. But he finally set his sights on JS Cherbourg, eager to play under Edu Fernàndez Roura.

“It’s a club that has been doing things very well for several years. I know that this year he was very close to joining one of the best leagues in the world (Starligue) and that is one of the objectives that we must achieve. Of course, being coached by a Spanish coach (Edu Fernandez Roura), who I saw playing at Atlético de Madrid or Valladolid, is one of the things that made me want to come to Cherbourg! »

Rodrigo Perez ArceCenter half, Cherbourg

Rodrigo Perez Arce is expected on Monday July 25, 2022 for the resumption of training with his new teammates.

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