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France chasing back-to-back wins at FIBA ​​3×3 Women’s Series Orleans Stop 2024

Orleans (FRANCE) – France will again look to take advantage of home advantage at the FIBA ​​​​3×3 Women’s Series Orleans Stop 2024 on June 20 – 21.

THE FAVORITES

It was 2 for 2 France at home this season, taking victories in Marseille and Clermont-Ferrand, the latter coming just a few days ago. The Laetitia Guapo-led side remained undefeated en route to the stoppage victory, beating top-seeded Canada in the final.

The healthy side will appear in court in Orleans, packed with exceptional talent that fits together so well. Hortense Limouzin brings the pace that opens up the field for the French side, combined with the lethal attacking ability of Guapo and Marie-Eve Paget. Myriam Djekoundade rounds out the team with her defensive presence and playing skills.

France has been building momentum, with an eye on the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris in July and August.

They will face the Czech Republic and Austria in the group stage.

Canada However, it still holds the highest ranking in this match, and for good reason. The two-time Women’s Series winners found success this season by winning the opener in Springfield. They were just one game away from taking two stoppage wins, having fallen behind France just days ago.

It will be the same, new side for Canadians. World number one Katherine Plouffe is joined by marksman Paige Crozon. Cassandra Brown and Mackenzie Smith will be in action alongside the usual two, showcasing their defensive skills and all-round versatility in Clermont-Ferrand.

They will face Clermont-Ferrand and Israel in their group stage action.

THE FIELD

The Netherlands have been an active team this season, not only in the Women’s Series, but also in the Olympic qualifying tournaments.

The team of Loyce Bettonvil, Julia Jorritsma, Janis Ndiba and Noortje Driessen will be in action in the hope of adding a stopover victory to their season.

They were huge in scoring and punished opponents inside and out. Combined with their ball movement and defensive skills, the Dutch are a team to watch in Orleans.

Poland bring a similar advantage to the match as it is one of the most deadly sides in the circuit. A team adept at scoring from long range while also finding their place in the paint, the Polish squad of Alexandra Ziemborska, Klaudia Sosnowska, Anna Powloska and Weronika Papiernik will be a tough side to beat.

SWIMMING POOL PHASE

SWIMMING POOL A

Canada, Clermont-Ferrand (FRA), Israel

SWIMMING POOL B

France, Czech Republic, Austria

SWIMMING POOL C

Netherlands, Gyor (HUN), Ireland

SWIMMING POOL D

Poland, Italy, Philippines

HOW TO WATCH

The two-day frenzy is on June 20-21 and you can watch it live on the FIBA ​​3×3 YouTube profile

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