Jean-Pierre Desgardin, former president of SOMB, has passed away

LThe SOMB club has just lost one of its faithful in the person of Jean-Pierre Desgardin. At the head of the club for 25 years. “Jean-Pierre has written the most beautiful pages of the club: A title of French Pro champion, with the rise to pro A and a French cup. Charismatic president, he was able to unite the troops with a single desire, to win. In testimony the 8 climbs of departmental excellence to the pro A

, indicates the club on its social networks. After retiring from the presidency of the club, the late Jean Pierre Desgardin had remained among the most loyal supporters of the Somistes.

Frédéric Cuvillier, mayor of Boulogne-sur-Mer, spoke this morning about the disappearance of Jean-Pierre Desgardin: “I learn with emotion the disappearance of Jean-Pierre Desgardin. A figure of our territory, he remains in our memories as the emblematic president of SOMB, a club he led for 25 years and which he brought to the highest level of French basketball. I extend to his family, his loved ones and the volunteers and supporters of the club, my most sincere condolences.


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