International youth basketball season
starts in Poinçonnet for France U16

For France U16 the international youth basketball season starts with the traditional "Tournoi International du Poinçonnet" during the Easter holiday.

A week before the event, 24 March - 28 March 2013, 18 players from the 1997-1998 generations attend the first training camp of the year in Bourges.

This season Julien Egloff is responsible for the French U16 programme and he is assisted by David Galois and Xavier Noguera. 

Egloff has at least four training camps and three preparation tournaments before the main youth basketball event, the U16 European Championship in August 2013.

The first training camp gives the selectors a chance to make a first evaluation of players before making the final selection of players to prepare for the European Championship.

Alix DUCHET

Alix Duchet (in picture) is the only player called up that had played for France last summer at the U16 European Championship.

Margot Bienvenu who is also on the list participated in the first training game last season. She was not called up for further camps despite making the selection for the CFBB.

Afin de constituer le futur groupe France cadette qui participera cet été au Championnat d'Europe du 1er au 11 août en Bulgarie, l'entraîneur de l'Equipe de France U16, Julien Egloff, réunira 18 joueuses (de 1997-1998) à Bourges du 21 au 28 Mars 2013 pour effectuer un premier stage d'évaluation.

The List of players are as follows / Liste des joueuses convoquées

Name Date of Birth Height (cm) Club
Alix DUCHET 30/12/97 163 CFBB
Ornella BANKOLE 17/09/97 181 CFBB
Ana TADIC 21/09/97 190 CFBB
Francesca DORBY 28/03/97 181 CFBB
Margot BIENVENU 12/12/97 182 CFBB
Camille LENGLET 04/02/98 167 CFBB
Perinne FUGIER 08/06/97 167 Basket Lattes Montpellier
Naurine VANNIER 25/06/97 165 Club Sportif Granvenchonnais
Fleur AFONSO 17/10/97 165 Pays d'Aix
Amélie FERNADEZ 14/09/97 178 Bourges Basket
Chloé MANTELIN 07/04/97 169 Bourges Basket
Manon BOEHRER 07/03/97 173 Illkirch-Graffenstaden
Aida SOW 05/02/98 186 AS Montferrand
Alexia CHARTEREAU 05/09/98 185 Coulaines
Astou GAYE 22/01/98 184 Avenir Sport d'Orly
Assetou DIARRA 27/10/97 180 Bourges Basket
Fadwa BERNET 19/05/97 187 Union St Amand
Ludivine MARIE 09/01/98 186 Arras Pays d'Artois

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Date created: 14 March  2013

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Related links:

Poinçonnet 2012 Tournament Page

2011 Poinçonnet Youth International Tournament

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