Under-20 World Cup.  France made 4 changes for their match against New Zealand

Under-20 World Cup. France made 4 changes for their match against New Zealand

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The management of the French U-20 national team made 4 changes to face New Zealand during the World Cup, which was organized in South Africa. (© Icon Sport)

After his impressive start against Japan (75-12), Team France U20 will face New Zealand Thursday, June 29 (1:30 pm) during the second pool game of world Cupwhich was held in South Africa.

For the main meeting in Group A, the Bleuets staff decided to perform 4 the changes Facing the Baby Blacks was hardly reassuring as they entered the competition, after they had a huge scare against Wales (26-27).

Tuilagi is with France U-20

Of the four changes made, the big news remains the presence of the Colossus of Perpignan Bosulu Tuilagi. He was unable to play the first match against Japan due to a visa problem, which blocked him in France and forced him to take another flight to reach South Africa.

France U20. Genesis vs New Zealand

XV Start: Verti. Drouet, Depoortère, Costes, Attissogbe; (o) Rios, (m) Juno; Jeju, Gazzotti, Nochi; Tuilagi, Urado; Afani, Goffin, Penvern.
Substitutes: Lacombe, Duchenne, Julien, Leufao, Castro Ferreira, Timo, Carbono, Matheron.

Atesugbe, from substitute to novice

Inside its package, XV of France U20 has made 3 adjustments, by incorporating 3 elements not present during the meeting against Japan. Along with Tuilagi, Bordeaux’s right column Zachary Afani Duchene succeeded Thomas, while Rochelais Oscar Jeju He joins the third line in place of Noa Zinzen, who has touched the Japanese, but his news is reassuring.

At the rear, only one change was made: Palois Theo AtisogbeWho will replace Bordeaux’s Mile Mustaine, who was relegated to the stands, in the first match of the World Cup.

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On the bench, the tricolor team chose a 6 forward – 2 back strategy. We note in particular the fusion of Tolosan Thomas Lacombe and Matisse Castro Ferreira.

France and New Zealand can follow directly team channel Thursday.

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