Tokyo Olympics 2020: France Soccer team Preview and squads

Check out the team preview and matches of France in the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: France Soccer team Preview and squads
Tokyo Olympics 2020: France Soccer team Preview and squads

France are one of the 16 teams that will compete in the Men’s Football Tokyo Olympics 2020 event. With 16 teams drawn in 4 groups of four teams each, the event will see the top two teams from each group make it to the next stage of the competition.

France are among the top teams that stand a chance to clinch the gold medal in the competition.

France Team Preview

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France vs Italy

They boast a strong squad and will look to move to the next round of the competition. The nation has two strong and self-reliant strikers in the form of Andre-Pierre Gignac and Florian Thauvin. Both players will look to lead the side from the front in Tokyo Olympics 2020.

They have players who have played for various clubs over the last few seasons and will put their experience to work. The balanced French side are favourites to bag the gold medal in Tokyo Olympics Men’s football event.

France Fixtures

The French side are drawn in group A with Japan, Mexico, and South Africa. They are the favourites from the Group to make it to the knockouts.

Group FixturesVenueDate
vs MexicoTokyo Stadium, Chofu22nd July
vs South AfricaSaitama Stadium, Saitama25th July
vs JapanInternational Stadium, Yokohama28th July

France Olympic Squad

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The Blues have announced a strong squad for the Men’s Football event.

Goalkeepers: Stefan Bajic, Dimitry Bertaud, Paul Bernardoni

Defenders: Pierre Kalulu, Clement Michelin, Timothee Pembele, Modibo Sagnan, Melvin Bard, Anthony Caci, Ismael Doukoure

Midfielders: Enzo Le Fee, Teji Savanier, Florian Thauvin, Lucas Tousart, Alexis Beka Beka, Jeremy Gelin

Forwards: Arnaud Nordin, Isaac Lihadji, Nathaniel Mbuku, Andre-Pierre Gignac, Randal Kolo Muani

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