Biography

 

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Voted best French player of the 2002 championship, Serge Betsen has stood on many podiums over the course of his career: Champion de France en 2002, 2005 and 2006 with Biarritz Olympique, playing in the winning team of the Six Nations in 2007, Serge has been selected to play for France 63 times.

 

He is considered to be the best flanker in the world by many rugby specialists.


 


 
Acting together with Peace and Sport

In his native Cameroon, Serge Betsen founded the “Serge Betsen Academy”, designed to introduce disadvantaged youth to the practice of rugby. The association uses rugby training as a vehicle for social integration, personal development and access to education for youngsters from slum areas in Yaounde.

 

Although modest, the NGO has brought structure and stability into the lives of a hundred children using Serge Betsen’s popularity.

The project won the Peace and Sport Award for the Best NGO of the Year in 2008.

 

 

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Joël Bouzou, President and founder of Peace and Sport, Serge Betsen and H.S.H. Albert II of Monaco

 
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