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20.09.2009 - By Simon Wilkinson

France held off Croatia for a 69-62 win to take fifth place at EuroBasket 2009 in Katowice on Sunday.

Antoine Diot scored 18 points and Nando de Colo added 15 as the French used a 9-0 run in the first quarter to break a 9-9 score and they did not relinquish the lead the rest of the way.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

No
Name
Pos.
Height
Birth date
Place of birth

C
2.08
10.02.1980
Boulogne Billancourt (FRA)  

SG
1.91
16.06.1987
Brest (FRA)  

F
1.96
01.10.1979
Mulhouse (FRA)  

GF
2.00
21.05.1980
Paris (FRA)  

PF
2.05
16.04.1982
Cormeilles (FRA)  

SG
1.95
05.05.1980
Lons-le-Saunier (FRA)  

F
1.92
15.07.1980
Cholet (FRA)  

SG
1.89
03.11.1988
Berck-Sur-Mer (FRA)  

G
1.70
08.09.1987
Orléans (FRA)  

C
2.03
15.02.1980
Saint Denis (FRA)  

C
2.06
21.11.1988
Les Abymes (FRA)  

4

F
1.98
29.08.1982
Paris (FRA)  

5

GF
1.97
14.06.1977
Moscow (RUS)  

6

FC
2.00
03.06.1981
Toulouse (FRA)  

7

SF
1.97
29.05.1982
Strasbourg (FRA)  

8

G
1.90
19.06.1985
Kinshasa (COD)  

9

PG
1.88
17.05.1982
Brugge (BEL)  

10

G
1.93
18.06.1981
Clichy la Garenne (FRA)  

11

C
2.04
28.01.1980
Cayenne (FRA)  

12

G
1.95
23.06.1987
Sainte Catherine (FRA)  

13

F
2.02
04.07.1980
Caen (FRA)  

14

C
2.06
13.01.1983
Fort de France (FRA)  

15

SF
1.99
07.09.1978
NY (USA)  

COACHES

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France Future Upbeat
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France Future Upbeat
Spain Ride Gasol Past France
17.09.2009 - By Simon Wilkinson
Spain Ride Gasol Past France
France Face Spain Test
17.09.2009 - By Adriana Garcia Senchermes
France Face Spain Test
France Remain Unbeaten
15.09.2009 - By Yarone Arbel
France Remain Unbeaten
France Remain Perfect, Top Croatia
13.09.2009 - By Yarone Arbel
France Remain Perfect, Top Croatia
Quarter-Final Bound France Take On Croatia
12.09.2009 - By Yarone Arbel
Quarter-Final Bound France Take On Croatia

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TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

03.09.2008
vs BEL
[W] 82-63 (H)
06.09.2008
vs UKR
[L] 77-78 (A)
10.09.2008
vs TUR
[L] 65-77 (A)
13.09.2008
vs BEL
[W] 71-65 (A)
17.09.2008
vs UKR
[W] 87-83 (H)
20.09.2008
vs TUR
[L] 78-80 (H)
05.08.2009
vs ITA
[W] 80-77 (A)
08.08.2009
vs FIN
[W] 82-72 (H)
14.08.2009
vs ITA
[W] 81-61 (H)
17.08.2009
vs FIN
[L] 73-77 (A)
27.08.2009
vs BEL
[L] 66-70 (A)
30.08.2009
vs BEL
[W] 92-54 (H)

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