France will face the Chinese on Thursday for a place in the last four of the World Cup.
Les Bleues avoid the worst. The French women’s team will face China in the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Thursday, according to the draw made on Tuesday in which it avoided the United States, three-time defending champions.
Les Bleues had been beaten by the Chinese (103-70) during the qualifying tournament for the World Cup in February in Belgrade. The quarter-final will be scheduled (in French hours) at 4 a.m., 6:30 a.m. or 10 a.m.