Basketball: four wins in four preliminary games for Vincent Poirier and the French national team

Vincent Poirier and the French team are in full swing before EuroBasket.
Vincent Poirier and the French team are in full swing before EuroBasket. ©Real Madrid basketball

Four out of four for Vincent Poirier, passed the Bussy Basket club and his teammates in the preliminary matches. After the first success against the Netherlands (89-65) and the winning double match against Italy (78-77 and 100-68), the French basketball team completed the preparatory phase a new victory against Belgium (90-71).

Two weeks from the startEuroBasketVincent Poirier and his teammates look ready to start the competition, which will be held from September 1 to 18, 2022.

The last successful trial against Belgium

After first three wins against the Netherlands and Italy, the Blues face Belgium this Thursday, August 18, 2022 in Montpellier.

Despite the missed first quarter in which the French were clumsy for three points (1/6), the latter corrected the situation and made up for the deficit of five lengths (19-24). In the 12th minute, he found Théo Maledon in the Belgian racket, Vincent Poirier then he perfectly served Amath M’Baye for the French equalizer after a successful shot for a three-pointer (24-24).

Offensively more active with 18 points in the second quarter (vs. 11 in the 1QT), the French basketball players were also better in rebounding with 15 rebounds, vs. 5 for the Belgians, which gave them an advantage at the break (44-35).

When they returned from the locker room, the Blues stayed serious and disciplined like the performance of Thomas Heurtel in the third quarter (13 points, 2 rebounds, 6 assists). With a lead of 17 points at the beginning of the last quarter (71-54), the French team logically impose against Belgium after an almost anecdotal fourth period (90-71).

Vincent Poirier in good shape during the preparations

Rudy Gobert’s lining in the selection, Vincent Poirier it appears to be much more than a simple swap within the France group.

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The author of the service more than convincing against the Netherlands (11 points, 8 rebounds), the player trained at Bussy-Saint-Georges Basket Club repeated it in the matches against Italy (14 points, 13 rebounds and 9 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists).

The former Buxangeorgien was again for the fourth and last friendly match of the Blues decisive from the bench. While the five seeds chosen by Vincent Collet had a complicated first quarter, including the rotation players Vincent Poirier, reversed the trend of the meeting. Precious with his 9 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists, Vincent Poirier fully contributed to the success of his family. Even better, the former Seine-et-Marnais man finished as the game’s top rebounder (12) and the French side’s top scorer (19).

Albicy package for EuroBasket?

Whether Vincent Poirier He appears athletically fit two weeks before the start of EuroBasket (September 1-18), but that is not the case for another former player of the French group Seine-et-Marnais, Andrew Albicy.

Forced to leave the rally at the end of July due to thigh problems, the presenter went through Marne-la-Vallée Basketball he could still return to the group if his physical condition allows it. “I’m disappointed to leave the group, but I’ll do everything to come back after a period of rest and worry. Good luck to the boys at the beginning of their preparations!

Go Blues! declared the former Marnovalien on his social networks on the very day of his departure from INSEP.

We remind you, before the startEuroBasket On September 1, the French national team will compete against the Czech Republic (August 24), followed by Bosnia and Herzegovina (August 27) for the third round of World Cup qualifiers.

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