Lyon trio to represent France at FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup
France U20 women's head coach Gilles Eyquem has unveiled the group of players who will take part in the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup this summer in France. Olympique Lyonnais is well represented with three standouts: Selma Bacha (17 years old) and Emelyne Laurent (19), who participated Sud Ladies Cup earlier this month, as well as Melvine Malard (17).
The 21-player squad will undergo a training camp from July 23 to 31 at CNF Clairefontaine. On the program: a friendly match on July 27 against Mexico's U20 women's team, which will serve as their final tune-up before making their tournament debut against Ghana on August 5 (Group A). Finalists in 2016, Les Bleuettes are looking to lift the trophy in front of their home fans.
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