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Covid-19: the private Blue of Tournoi de France

2021-02-11T11:28:09.733Z

The FFF decided to cancel the competition after the withdrawal of two teams due to sanitary conditions. The players of Corinne Diacr



There were too many defections.

The French Football Federation resolved on Thursday to cancel the 2021 edition of the Tournoi de France, a friendly women's competition scheduled to kick off on February 17, after the package related to the "health context" of two of the three opponents of the Blue.

Unable to face Norway and Iceland, Corinne Deacon's team will play a friendly double confrontation against Switzerland on February 20 and 23 in Metz, the FFF said in a statement.

Norway's withdrawal was announced on Tuesday by the French Federation.

The Iceland team imitated it on Wednesday, justifying its decision by the evolution of the Covid-19 pandemic in Europe - without further details - while the circulation between the countries of the European Union and its neighbors s 'is complicated in recent days.

The Blue remain on a 12-0

The Blue, title holders, were initially due to start the second edition of the French Tournament against Iceland on February 17 in Sedan, before going to Metz to challenge Switzerland and then Norway on February 20 and 23.

The last meeting played by the French women's team dates back to December 1 against Kazakhstan (12-0) in Vannes at the conclusion of a qualifying phase for Euro-2022 crowned with success.

Source: leparis

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