Majri called up to Les Bleues!
Philippe Bergerôo reserved one big surprise for his squad announcement on Monday. Amel Majri, 21-years-old, received her first ever call up to the France national team. Born in Monastir in Tunisia, the OL academy graduate received her dual nationality several months ago. The left-footer, who grew up in Vénissieux, near Lyon, continues to progress. She has already play several positions under Patrice Lair: attacking left midfield, left-back and playmaker.
Amel Majri joins no less than 10 other Lyonnaises with Les Bleues: Bouhaddi, Renard, Franco, Bussaglia, Henry, Necib, Abily, Thomis, Le Sommer and Tonazzi. From 5 to 12 March, France play the Cyprus Tournament against Scotland, Australia and the Netherlands.