About Us

“LES SPORTIFS2COEUR” is a non-profit organisation “loi 1901” established in 2007 by ex-professional football player Eric SABIN and based in Nîmes (FRANCE). Located in the Occitanie region of Southern France, Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman era, making it an important cultural and historical city in France.

Translated to English as “athletes with heart”; ‘Les sportifs de coeur’ is a non-profit organisation with the goal of promoting awareness about heart diseases and contributing to social integration through football.

Recorded and published on Official Journal under number #479. Official registration number W302002683.

The structure manage the football school from U11 to U17 and affiliated to the French Federation.


An Association Loi 1901 is the term used in France for a non-profit-making organisation of two or more people. The name comes from the convention having entered into French law on 1 July 1901.


Our structure has for principal purpose to organise and manage the football academy, train and monitor young talents, setup sport and/or charity events and organise cultural exchanges.


We aim to increase awareness about our shared ethical values; which include respect, human rights, the habits of elite athletes, the significance of sports education, and the importance of personal growth through facing challenges.

Associate elite football project and education to increase self-esteem and confidence.

Transmit ambition, humility and high work-ethic through training and and competitions.

Skills and Partnerships

We created a strong network including municipalities, schools, non-profit organisations, professionals football clubs and players from all around the world that helping us to set up our different projects in Europe, Caribbean, Morocco, Dubai and more.

Our partners