Blues is relaunching!

Blues is relaunching!

After being defeated by the United States, the French wheelchair rugby team raised its head by dominating New Zealand (46-37).

France had its back against the wall, and it knew how to deal and respond. After their defeat to the United States on Wednesday at the end of the day, the Blues had to win on Thursday against New Zealand to continue their journey in this international cup. The New Zealand team appears, intuitively, within the reach of the French on paper.

The difference in level between the two countries has been felt since the first quarter. Under the leadership of SPORTMAG athlete Jonathan Heffernut, the Blues have established their first significant gap, even if that gap is not yet evident on the scoreboard (14-12).

The match was won with complete peace of mind

The New Zealanders even managed to get back to par at the heart of the second quarter. It was a real shock for the French, who pressed the accelerator to take the lead at the end of the first half (24-19).

A strong gap continued in the third quarter (33-28), with a team managing its capital without trembling. With Sebastien Verdin attacking and Jonathan Heffernat very comfortable in his team’s build-up play, the Blues continue to widen the gap. Final score: 46-37 to the French team that is smiling again.

After this success, France sees its ticket getting a little closer to the round of four. To get him, the Blues will have to dominate Japan on Friday (5pm) in a crucial match.

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