Olivier Krumbholz, the French national coach presented his team for the four nations handball tournament in Aarhus, Denmark.
Amandine Leynaud, the first choice in the goal is seriously injured (knee-injury), so she is forced to take a longer break from handball, but right winger Katty Piejos is back after a longer absence period, caused also of a knee injury. Raphaelle Tervel (Győri Audi ETO) is also missed from this tournament. New names could be also seen in the French team.
Goalkeepers : Pierson Gervaise (Metz HB), Cleopatra Darleux (Viborg HK), Laura Glauser (Metz HB)
Wing players: Siraba Dembele (Randers HK), Paule Baudouin (Metz HB), Audrey Deroin (Toulon St Cyr), Piejos Katty (Metz HB), Blandine Dancette (HBC Nîmes)
Line players: Nina Kanto (Metz HB), Claudine Mendy (Buducnost), Goiorani Julie (Toulon St Cyr)
Backplayers : Mariama Signaté (Issy Paris HB), Camille Ayglon (HBC Nîmes), Alexandra Lacrabère (Zvezda Zvenigorod), Allison Pineau (Oltchim Valcea), Marie-Paule Gnabouyou (Toulon St Cyr), Audrey Bruneau (ES Besançon), Stephanie Daudé (Le Havre).
Norway, Denmark and Russia will be the opponents of France in this mini-tournament, which is organised between 5-7. october in Aarhus.