The Blues finally without Nikola Karabatic in the first clash against Germany

Nikola Karabatic and Melvyn Richardson, 17th and 18th men of the group France at the Handball World Championship in Germany. - Pixathlon / SIPA

Nikola Karabatic in the first round to pick up Germany? Didier Dinart had claimed this opportunity after beating Korea on Monday night. "Night brings advice, Nikola has done very well in training, everything is fine," said the coach
the France team. The night whispered in his ear that it was still a bit too early, because he decided not to put Karabatic on the scorecard on Tuesday morning.

Dinart had until 9:00 am to make one of three changes to which he is entitled during the contest. This is the forum where the PSG player will see the first big shock of this World Cup for the Blues.

Accordingly, the staff will consider again to integrate Karabatic for the final game of the first round on Thursday against Russia. Luke's brother returns to the field after his foot surgery in mid-October and will more likely wait for the main round to make his debut in the competition.