Despite the absence of Marine Johannès, executives Sandrine Gruda, Sarah Michel (34 years old / 123) and Valériane Vukosavljevic are among the twelve players selected on Saturday by coach Jean-Aimé Toupane in the French women’s basketball team for the Euro .
Executives Sandrine Gruda (36 years old/219 caps), Sarah Michel (34 years old/123) and Valériane Vukosavljevic (29 years old / 130) are among the twelve players selected on Saturday by coach Jean-Aimé Toupane in the French women’s basketball team for the Euro (June 15-25 in Israel and Slovenia).
Mamignan Touré, 29, who stood out in both warm-up matches against Serbia, is also on a list includingthe great absentee is Marine Johannès.
The back of Asvel (28 years old, 105 caps), forced to validate his contract with Liberty New York for the North American championship season to go back and forth to the United States and stay there until on June 1, could not fulfill the condition set to participate in all of the preparation of the Blue and had already been excluded from a first group of 15 players at the end of May.
In this group of 12, there are also two young players who will play their first major competition: Marie-Paule Foppossi, 25, and Leila Lacan, 19.
In the first round of the Euro, in Ljubljana, the Bleues, finalists of the last five editions, will meet in the framework of group C Germany on June 15, Great Britain on June 16 and Slovenia on June 18.
The list of Blue for the Euro:
Marième Badiane (Lattes-Montpellier), Romane Bernies (Lattes-Montpellier), Alexia Chartereau (Asvel), Marine Fauthoux (Basket Landes), Marie-Paule Foppossi (Tarbes), Sandrine Gruda (Asvel), Leila Lacan (Angers), Sarah Michel (Bourges), Iliana Rupert (Virtus Bologna / ITA), Janelle Salaun (Villeneuve-d’Ascq), Mamignan Touré (Lattes-Montpellier), Valériane Vukosavljevic (USK Prague / CZE).