the final is “within the reach” of the French team, says the sports minister

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As the Women’s World Cup kicks off this Thursday in Australia and New Zealand, the sports minister believes coach Hervé Renard “has a very positive way of seeing things, a staff around him who have experience”. “All hopes are allowed,” said Amélie Oudéa-Castéra.

“Our French team has a real card to play”, assures the Minister of Sport, Amélie Oudéa-Castéra, on Thursday 20 July on franceinfo, on the first day of the women’s soccer World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Self “the president of the French Football Federation has set this target for the semi-finals”she sees beyond: “I think they have to [les Bleues] truly believe in it until the end, until this final on August 20, which in my opinion is within their reach”.

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“It really is a team that has a lot of joy in life today”assures, after the historic revolt of several important players, which led to the departure of former coach Corinne Deacon. “I went to see them before they left, in Clairefontaine. There is a very nice atmosphere, there are young people, there are mothers, there are ghosts, there are elderly people, there is a kind of mix of very beautiful personalities”list.

The minister is full of praise for the new coach of the Bleues, Hervé Renard, “very inspiring”. “He has a very positive way of looking at things, there is an experienced staff around him and I think all hope is allowed”adds.

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