Europe 1 / Photo credits: CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP 19:04 pm, September 22, 2023

Contrary to what is mentioned in several media, the captain of the XV of France Antoine Dupont, out injured in the face Thursday night against Namibia, did not have surgery this Friday, can affirm Europe 1. The Toulousain has undergone a control and the decision of a possible operation must be taken within 48 hours.

Will Antoine Dupont be able to play again for Les Bleus at the Rugby World Cup? The captain and star of the XV of France, out injured in the face Thursday night during the demonstration of the French against Namibia (96-0), suffers from a "maxillozygomatic fracture" and his presence for the rest of the competition is uncertain.

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This Friday, the Toulousain went to consult specialists in Toulouse, but contrary to what is mentioned by several media, Antoine Dupont did not have surgery. The number 9 of the France team underwent a control today, and the decision to operate or not will be taken within 48 hours, says a source close to the player to Europe 1.

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