Japan – France / WITHOUT ADVERTISING
JAPAN – FRANCE (0-2)
First basket for the French team! After an offensive rebound, Sandrine Gruda quietly scores under the circle.
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JAPAN – FRANCE (0-0)
Served at the low post, Sandrine Gruda is countered from behind by Akako. No success on both sides of the field at the start of the match.
JAPAN – FRANCE (0-0)
LET’S GO ! The interval has just been won by Sandrine Gruda and the France team.
02h57. Both teams have completed their warm-up. Make way for national anthems!
02h55. The holders are known. Valérie Garnier’s 5 major is made up of Alix Duchet, Sarah Michel, Endy Miyem, Sandrine Gruda and Gabby Williams.
02h52. The other match in this group B will see Nigeria oppose the United States at 6:40 am.
02h50. These two teams have already met 13 times in their history. Slight advantage to the France team with seven wins. But the last meeting, during the group stage of the 2016 Olympics, turned to the advantage of the Japanese team.
02h47. A natural contender for the podium, the French team finished second at the London Olympic Games in 2012, before a disappointing fourth place at the last Olympiad, in Rio, in 2016.
02h45. Japan will appear without its big star Ramu Tokashiki, pivot in WNBA, who still has not recovered from a serious knee injury which occurred last December.
02h42. Anyway, the Blue will have to work to overcome the host country and offer themselves full of confidence for their most complicated duel against the United States at the end of this group B, which will take place this Monday August 2.
02h38. Have the vice-champions of Europe already digested their disappointment against Serbia in the Euro final? Answer in a few minutes, on the floor of the Saitama Super Arena.
02h35. Good evening everyone. Welcome to Eurosport to follow the live commentary of the first meeting of the French women’s basketball team during the 2020 Olympic Games. Les Bleues start their competition against Japan.
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