EuroBasket Women 2009 qualifiers to start
France 2008 - Photo courtesy of basquetebol.org
France completed their EuroBasket Women 2009 qualification preparation with a 4-nation tournament in Adana, Turkey.
France had victories against Belgium (65-35) and Serbia (65-56) and a defeat against the hosts (58-60).
This defeat was the first one for Pierre Vincent as head coach. France had beaten Turkey in a friendly match just before the tournament (57-55).
Pierre Vincent explained that there were lessons to take from the defeat. He also had the task to release one more player from his roster and the unfortunate one was
The France 2008 official roster for the EuroBasket 2009 qualifier is:
Jennifer Digbeu Sandra Dijon Céline Dumerc Emilie Duvivier Emmanuelle Hermouet Pauline Krawczyk Florence Lepron Endene Miyem Emméline Ndongue Yacine Sene Isabelle Yacoubou-Dehoui
The qualification programme for France is as follows:
13 August 2008: Croatia 16 August 2008: Slovakia Republic - Saint Quetin 20 August 2008: Hungary 27 August 2008 Romania - Valenciennes 30 August 2008: Croatia - Villeneuve d'Ascq 03 September 2008: Slovakia Republic – Bourges 13 September 2008: Romania
France sweep Germany 3-0 France win against Turkey twice France 2008 Roster information Return from EuroBasket women 2009 qualifiers preparation to "What's New" page
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Date: 12 August 2008