13:50 13-December-2017

French initial squad for the Euros named

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Written by: Rasmus Boysen

The French national coach Didier Dinart has named 28 players for the French initial squad for the upcoming European Championship in Croatia in January.

The biggest surprise of the French squad is, that Thierry Omeyer, who retired from the national team after the World Championship in January, is in the squad. Furthermore, the talented French pivot Ludovic Fabregas is do to an injury not in the squad.

Update: After the injury of William Accambray the French left wing Raphael Caucheteux has replaced him in the squad of 21 players of Didier Dinart.

21 players:

Cyril Dumoulin, HBC Nantes, France
Vincent Gerard, Montpellier Handball, France
Julien Meyer, Chambéry Savoie Mont Blanc Handball, France

Left wings:
Raphael Caucheteux, left wing, St. Raphaël Var Handball, France
Michaël Guigou, Montpellier Handball, France
Kentin Mahé, SG Flensburg-Handewitt, Germany
Dylan Nahi, Paris Saint-German, France

Left backs:
Timothey N'Guessan, Paris Saint-Germain, France
Olivier Nyokas, HBC Nantes, France

Nicolas Claire, HBC Nantes, France
Nikola Karabatic, Paris Sain-Germain, France
Romain Lagarde, HBC Nantes, France

Right backs:
Adrian Dipanda, St. Raphaël Var Handball, France
Dika Mem, FC Barcelona, Spain
Nedim Remili, Paris Saint-Germain, France

Right wings:
Luc Abalo, Paris Saint-Germain, France
Valentin Porte, Montpellier Handball, France
Yanis Lenne, FC Barcelona, Spain

Luka Karabatic, Paris Saint-Germain, France
Cedric Sorhaindo, FC Barcelona, Spain
Nicolas Tournat, HBC Nantes, France

6 reserves:

Thierry Omeyer, goalkeeper, Paris Saint-Germain, France
Benoit Kounkoud, right wing, Paris Saint-Germain, France
Baptiste Bonnefond, left back, Montpellier Handball, France
Benjamin Afgour, pivot, Montpellier Handball, France
Arnaud Bingo, left wing, Montpellier Handball, France
Tom Pelayo, right back, Dunkerque Handball, France

1 injured:
Wiliam Accambray, Telekom Veszprém, Hungary. READ MORE HERE.

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