Jean-François Pères 07:04, March 20, 2023The players of the France team are in the national team for the first time since losing the World Cup final to Argentina last December. The Blues will face the Netherlands this Friday, before moving to Ireland. Three new players will discover the France football team.
It's back to school for the France football team. See you at noon, in Clairefontaine, to prepare the qualifying matches of Euro 2024, with the presence of three newcomers who will discover the place. For the elders, it is especially the time of reunion since the painful World Cup in December.
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The wounds of this cruel defeat have not yet healed. The coach Didier Deschamps is also the first to recognize it. "When you miss the supreme title, it's never easy, but it's the top level. To feed on this experience for those who were obviously, but we do not live with the past either, "reports the coach of the France football team.
So let's move on to the future with three new players. Brice Samba, the goalkeeper of Lens, Jean-Clair Todibo, the defender of Nice, and Khéphren Thuram, the Nice midfielder, son of Lilian and brother of Marcus, also present. A forced generational renewal after the retirement of some great elders, including Captain Hugo Lloris. The armband will be one of the questions of the week. Who will succeed the record holder of selections in the France team? Deschamps assures that he has not decided. Two names stand out: Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappé.
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A first test against the Netherlands
End of suspense Friday with the first match of this year 2023 against the formidable Netherlands. It will be in a sold-out France Stadium. If the World Cup has not returned home as the fans hoped, the enthusiasm around Les Bleus has perhaps never been stronger.