Pays d’Aix defeated Reims Natation 15-7 (5-1, 3-2, 5-2, 2-2). During the first quarter, Pays d’Aix earned a 4-goal lead. Then, the third quarter with a 3-goal difference made them win easily.
Next up was Team Strasbourg against Olympic Nice Natation. Team Strasbourg attended the Champions League tournament series where they lost to Jadran Split twice. However, at the French League, they opened the season well beating Olympic Nice Natation 13:7 (3:1, 4:3, 3:1, 3:2), and are determined to prove themselves.