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Karabatic, Gignac and Fournier, leaders of the Blues on their way? The five meetings not to be missed this Wednesday


This Wednesday July 28 will be placed under the sign of team sports where the Habs are experiencing various fortunes.

France-Japan (football), France must win to continue (1:30 p.m.)

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By winning at the end of a crazy match (4-3) which bears the mark of André-Pierre Gignac (3 goals, 1 assist), the Blues have given themselves the right to dream a little more in this tournament Olympic.

It will be imperative to win against the host country carried by its attacking leader, the restless Takefusa Kubo (2 goals) to qualify for the quarter-finals.

France-Czech Republic (basketball), after confirmation?

(2 p.m.)

Certainly the Blues of a great Evan Fournier (28 points) achieved a resounding feat on the basketball world by offering themselves the scalp of Team USA (83-76) at the opening of their tournament, but the hardest part remains to be done.

The coach of the Blues, Vincent Collet, repeated it even before the victory: "

The most important match is against the Czech Republic


Be careful not to be surprised by this team seen as one of the tournament's outsiders.

Read also: Olympics: for French basketball players, beware of the day after an exploit

France-Germany (handball), adversity goes up a notch (2 p.m.)

After two strange victories, where the Blues did not always seem to have control of the match, Germany will be an opponent of another caliber who will be able to better exploit the ammunition given by the Blues (18 stray bullets against Brazil).

A victory would be synonymous with qualification and a big step towards a direct accession to the quarter-finals.

To read also: JO: Michaël Guigou and Luc Abalo, the last dance of two French handball experts

France-Team USA (3x3 basketball), time for revenge?


Already beaten by these same Americans 3 days ago (17-10), the Bleues will try to draw inspiration from their counterparts in the men's 5x5 to secure a place in the final after a difficult course during the qualifying phases.

Marie Ève Paget's teammates will try to continue their victory over Japan in the quarterfinals (16-14), a team that had also beaten them in the group stages.

Read also: Olympics: the French keep their dream of a 3x3 basketball medal

France-Argentina (volleyball), resume walking forward (7h)

If the Blues have recovered well in the direction of travel by easily defeating Tunisia in 3 sets (25-21, 25-11, 25-21), the inaugural slap received against the United States three sets to zero is not that far.

It is up to Earvin Ngapeth's teammates to make it easier for themselves against an Argentina team that is well within their reach while opening a direct door to the quarter-finals.

To read also: JO, Volley (H): Laurent Tillie: "It is difficult to free oneself"

Source: lefigaro

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