The French team is at home. a match in the Under-17 World Cup final. This Tuesday, the Bleuets face Mali in the semi-final.
Not at all not, the Bleuets are getting closer to the final. After 3rd place at the 2019 U17 World Cup, acquired by a generation led by Kalimuendo, Mbuku and Aouchiche in particular, the French team wants to reach the top step of the podium. France did not win this U17 World Cup than in 2001: Florent Sinama-Pongolle had worn the tricolors and scored 9 goals during the competition. This year, France is not the most prolific team, but has shown pragmatism to reach these semi-finals: the players of coach Jean-Luc Vannuchi are not #39;have still not cashed out goal in this World Cup.
The Bleuets eliminated Senegal in the round of 16, on penalties after a goalless draw. Then, in the quarter-final, they defeated Uzbekistan in a trap match which almost proved fatal (1-0). The Uzbeks took out England in the previous round, and came close to repeating the feat. But an Uzbek goal canceled for a slight offside then a liberating goal from Ismael Bouneb (83rd) sent the French team in the semi-finals. It is Mali who awaits them there, a team which had also beaten Uzbekistan 3-0 in the group stage.
In the quarter-finals, Mali defeated France. Morocco with a score of 1-0, thanks to; a goal from Ibrahim Diarra to the 81st minute. The striker confided in after the match: "Morocco is a very solid team, grouped in a low block, and which concedes very few goals. But with the instructions from the coaches, we were able to break the block and we took advantage of the situation. of this victory. Now, thank God, we are going to prepare for the semi-final like the other matches." And when a journalist tells him that it is France that is waiting for the Aiglonnets, he retorts: " Yes, this is normal. We too are Mali." The Bleuets have been warned.
À what time does France – Mali U17 start?
The kick-off of the France-Mali meeting will be given at this Tuesday, November 28 at 1:00 p.m. (French time) at Manahan Stadium Java, Indonesia.
Which channel to watch France – Mali U17?
The France-Mali match will be broadcast live on La Chaî ;ne L'Equipe and on FIFA+. It will be commented on live on this page.
What are the compositions of France and Mali?
The official compositions have not yet been released. announced, here are the probable compositions:
France U17: Argney – Sangui, Meupiyou, Kayi Sanda, Sadi – Amougou, Bouabré, Bouneb – Gomis, Bouchenna, Lambourde.
Mali U17: Bourama Kone – Souleymane Sanogo, Baye Coulibaly, Issa Traore, Moussa Traore – Sekou Kone, Hamidou Makalou – Ibrahim Diarra, Ange Martial Tia, Mahamoud Barry – Ibrahim Kanate.