U17 World Cup
The French team emerges victorious against Burkina Faso in the U17 World Cup held in Indonesia.
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The French delegation, participating in the U17 World Cup in Indonesia, commenced their campaign on Sunday morning against Burkina Faso. Placed in a group alongside South Korea and the United States, the Bleuets aim to establish their dominance and gradually gain momentum. In the first half, France displayed overall control but failed to convert their chances, committing some technical errors that allowed Burkina Faso to create opportunities, which they too failed to capitalize on.
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France asserts its superiority and makes a strong start
In the second half, Jean-Luc Vannuchi’s team accelerated their pace, and Mathis Lambourde, the striker from Stade Rennais, executed a brilliant move in the box to deceive the goalkeeper from close range (49th minute). Subsequently, two penalties were awarded to the Bleuets, both of which were successfully converted. First, Joan Tincres (81st minute) secured the lead for her team, followed by Tidiam Gomis (87th minute). France emerged victorious with a 3-0 scoreline, making a perfect start to the competition before their upcoming match against South Korea on Wednesday, November 15.
To sum up
With a convincing win over Burkina Faso, the French team has made a strong start in the U17 World Cup and is in an advantageous position in a group that also includes South Korea and the United States, their next opponents.
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