The French U17s in bronze at the World Cup after their victory against Canada

After a big fight against the Canadians, the French U17 women’s team won 84-82 in the small final of the World Cup. Like the boys last Sunday, they won bronze.

Like the French U17 men’s team, the France U17 women’s team finished on the world podium. This Sunday evening in Debrecen, Hungary, Dominique Malonga (28 points at 11/19 on shots, 17 rebounds and 2 blocks for 35 evaluation in 29 minutes) & co beat Canada at the end of the suspense (84-82).

Vincent Bourdeau’s players had to work to win. In front of a good part of the match (30 minutes in total), they counted up to 13 points in advance (53-40 after 22 minutes of play) but did not know how to kill the match. It’s in the money timethanks to a basket after an offensive rebound from Malonga then a 3-point fromInes Salahy 1 minute from the end that the tricolors made the difference. Marine Dursus (22 points at 6/15 and 1 rebound in 33 minutes) and Ysaline Saulnier (12 points at 5/7, 3 rebounds and 3 assists for 17 evaluation in 27 minutes) also had a big contribution in this victory.

β€œIt’s incredible because we were so disappointed to lose yesterday (Saturday) and not to face the United States in the final, commented Dominique Malonga. We are happy to have won this match because it was our last chance. We came to win a medal and I am grateful to my teammates, it is also validation of the work I have done. Β»

The United States meets titled

The French U17 women’s team therefore finished with the bronze medal, after finishing second in 2010 and 2018. As with the boys, the Bleuettes were overtaken by the United States and Spain. Team USA won the final 84 to 62 against the Iberians.

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July 17, 2022 at 10:20 am

Like the French U17 men’s team, the France U17 women’s team finished on the world podium. This Sunday evening in Debrecen, Hungary, Dominique Malonga (28 points at 11/19 on shots, 17 rebounds and 2 blocks for 35 evaluation in 29 minutes) & co beat Canada at the end of the suspense (84-82). The players of Vincent Bou…

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