Les Bleus du 3×3 launch their World Cup with a victory

An authoritative victory then a frustrating defeat to start the World Cup in Antwerp. Faced with New Zealand, who had shaken the quadruple Serbian world champions a little earlier, Antoine Eito sealed the victory of the Blues of the 3×3 on Tuesday at the start of their tournament, even before the end of regulation time. imposing 21 to 13.

In a tighter match, the France team was then dominated by Brazil in the final seconds after leading much of the match (16-15).

Serbia and Puerto Rico on Thursday’s program

Thursday, the Blues will face Serbia, favorite of this full-bodied pool where it is the only team with two wins after Tuesday’s matches, and Puerto Rico. The best team of the group will be directly qualified for the quarters, the 2nd and 3rd of the group will go through a round of 16.

Les Bleues, 4th in the Olympic Games and bronze medalists in the European Championship last year, will launch their competition on Wednesday against Brazil (12:50 p.m.).

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