The new year hasn't been friendly sa far to the new caledonian players in France with only two wins in nine games in January. Emmanuel Soeria tried his best, including a season-high 25pts, but he recorded two heart-breaking losses. The Gely brothers also played in the french cup but they both lost their games.
Rodrigue Tetainauarii (203-F-82) 2.6pts 46.4%FG 36.4%3pts 68.9%FT 1.3rbs 7min 16gp 10-6
The year started with a 65-89 loss in St Etienne for Boulazac, Rodrigue played for 7 minutes but his stats sheet remainded empty. In the next game, Boulazac defeated Besancon 92-78 with 2pts 0/1FG 2/4FT and 4rbs in 13min from Rodrigue.
Emmanuel Soeria Ouamba (192-G/F-82) 12.3pts 18gp 6-12
The year 2006 has been tough for Manu Soeria, his team lost two heartbreaking games: 88-90 against Denek and 72-73 vs Golfe-Juan! Soeria made the best game of his season vs Denek with 25pts 11/16FG (3/4 from 3pts) and 3rbs in 32min! In the next game he posted 12pts 5/9FG (1/3 from 3pts) in 25min.
Michael Gely (213-C-77) 13.0ppg 15gp (partial stats) 6-9
Two losses since the christmas break. Stade Montois lost in the French Cup 80-95 against Valence-Condom despite 17pts from Michael. In the league, Stade Montois lost in Angers 69-77. The good news came from the "Coupe des Landes", a regional cup where the team defeated Labenne 108-92 with 17pts from Gely.
Bertrand Gely(205-C-79) 6.7ppg 15gp (partial stats) 6-9
Like his brother, Bertrand is still winless in the major competition in 2006. His team lost at Vitre 79-88 in the French Cup and lost also vs Auch 54-67 in the league.