The French handball team will be able, with a serene spirit, to take part in the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympic Games. Olivier Krumholz’s daughters finished their preparations this Thursday with a win against Montenegro, scoring 32-31 (18-15,mt) at Yoyogi Stadium, where will take place the Olympic tournament.Even without Amandine Leynaud, the goalkeeper, who was left at rest, or Pauletta Foppa the pivot, who were slightly injured in the adductors, but will be able to start the Olympic tournament).The Bleues took their coach seriously and played well..pepsia

Krumholz: The team is ready

“I’m happy with the game. The team is ready and each is ready to play its role, ”said Olivier Krumbholz according to comments relayed by theAFP. It was Pauline Coatanéa who finished top French scorer in this match, with five goals, while five players scored four: Allison Pineau, Coralie Lassource, Grâce Zaadi, Béatrice Edwige and Estelle Nze Minko. With two wins, the French ended their preparation with a record of 2 victories (they had defeated Japan 41-20 on Monday), a draw against Norway (28-28), and a loss against Norway (21-30).They have enough strength to take on the first match of Olympic tournament, against Hungary, Sunday at 2:30 pm (French) and defend their silver medal from Rio 2016.

From July 25 through August 8, 2021 (program written in French)


Group B



Sunday, July 25,
4h00 Russia – Brazil
12h30:Spain – Sweden
14h30 Hungary – France

Tuesday 27 July
7h00 Brazil – Hungary
7h15 Sweden – Russia
14h30 FranceSpain

Thursday, July 29
4h00 Spain – Brazil
12h30: Hungary – Russia
14:30 Sweden – France

Saturday 31 July
7h15Russia – France
9h15 Brazil – Sweden
12h30: Hungary – Spain

Monday, August 2,
4h00 France – Brazil
7h15Spain – Russia
9h15 Hungary – Sweden

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