France is one of the privileged, like Argentina, to have a guaranteed place in the Tokyo Olympic Games, starting from the excellent World Cup played in China in 2019, in which they fell in the semifinals precisely to Sergio Hernández’s. Then they beat Australia to third place.
With the place confirmed, the French coach, Vincent Collet, has already announced to the 12 that they will go in search of a medal to Tokyo from July 23, when the tournament begins, if everything continues as before, and the Games take place. usually.
Collet chose 5 NBA among the 12: Evan Fournier, Rudy Gobert, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot, Frank Ntilikina and Nicolas Batum. In addition, it will have another 7 of undoubted hierarchy: Andrew Albicy, Nando De Colo, Moustapha Fall, Thomas Heurtel, Amath M´Baye, Vincent Poirier and Guerschon Yabusele. France shares Group B with the United States, Japan and Nigeria. The Federation has already announced a list of substitutes in case of injury: Isaia Cordinier, William Howard, Axel Toupane and Mathias Lessort.