• Saudi National Team
  • 25 February 2019

French press warns France over facing the Asian Champions

The French media highlighted the draw of FIFA U-20 2019 World Cup which took place on Sunday evening, at Gdynia Arena, Poland.

Saudi U-20 National team have been grouped alongside France, Panama and Mali in the fifth group.

For its Part "L'Équipe" newspaper said that France U-20 national team will face the Saudi team the champions of Asia in a tough encounter.

In the same context, "France Football" pointed out France will face two continental champions in reference to the Saudi team and Mali the African champions.

The newspaper highlighted also the quotes of Philippe Montanier, the coach of France U-20 national team who described the group as tough because of facing Saudi Arabia and Mali.

"Le Figaro" newspaper confirmed France will face a tough mission against the young Green Falcons at the start of the group stage.

"Le Télégramme" said that facing Saudi Arabia in the opening game will be a milestone for 2013 Champions in their way to repeat the feat of winning the world cup.

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