NEWS

17.08.2008
France take home bronze

Defending champions France collected their third bronze medal of the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women by running away from up-starts Sweden 73-44 in the Third Place Game.

Jenny Fouasseau and Eléonore Grossemy paced France with 16 points each as Arnaud Guppillotte's side added 2008 bronze to third-place finishes in 1997 and 1999; gold in 2001 and 2007; and 2005 silver.

16.08.2008
Italy upset France, go for first gold

Italy will play for their first-ever gold medal at the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women after upsetting title-holders France 64-55 in the first semi-final in Katowice.

Debora Carangelo made seven free throws in the final 1:30 and led her team with 20 points and four steals as Italy enter their fifth U16 final - and first since 1995. Gaia Gorini added 19 points for the winners.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
4Jenny Fouasseau SG 1.80 09.01.1992 Reims (FRA)  
5Laury Aulnette 1.87 02.04.1992 Gien (FRA)  
6Agathe Degorces PG 1.63 02.02.1992 Périgeux (FRA)  
7Marion Lemonnier 1.72 24.03.1992 Lyon (FRA)  
8Jodie Cornelie PF 1.93 20.04.1993 Le-Pont-de-Beauvoisin (FRA)  
9Héléna Akmouche SG 1.74 01.01.1992 Seclin (FRA)  
10Esther Moisan Niamke PG 1.64 17.07.1993 M'Pody (CIV)  
11Adja Konteh SG 1.78 05.03.1992 Nantes (FRA)  
12Florine Basque 1.84 17.12.1992 Saint-Pierre, Réunion (FRA)  
13Eléonore Grossemy PF 1.83 11.05.1992 Bois Bernard (FRA)  
14Awa Diallo 1.92 29.06.1992 Lagny-sur-Marne (FRA)  
15Christelle Diallo 1.93 12.03.1993 Issy-les-Moulineaux (FRA)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Arnaud Guppillotte
Assistant Coach: Julien Egloff

More Headlines

14.08.2008
France fend off Belgium, still perfect

Adja Konteh scored 14 points and spearheaded a decisive 12-0 fourth quarter run as France fought off Belgium 72-63 to remain undefeated at the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women.

France clinched first place in the Qualifying Round Group E at 5-0 record with Eléonore Grossemy collecting 12 points and 11 rebounds while Hélèna Akmouche had 13 points and Florine Basque chipped in 11 rebounds.

13.08.2008
France demolish Sweden on way to semis

France allowed just three points in the third quarter in demolishing Sweden 80-36 to remain perfect at the Termosteps U16 European Championship Women and book their spot in the semi-finals.

Florine Basque led the way with 18 points while Eléonore Grossemy added 10 points as France forced 34 Sweden turnovers in improving to 4-0 in the Qualifying Round Group E.

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Guppillotte's pressure with the new French12.08.2008
France, Belgium win groups with clean slates10.08.2008
Spain move on, France still perfect09.08.2008
Spain, France coast to opening wins08.08.2008
France U16 Gather At INSEP14.05.2008

Team

France
France
France

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSA. Konteh11.6
RTE. Grossemy8.5
ASA. Degorces2.3
STA. Degorces2.0
BSA. Konteh0.6

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

08.08.2008vs LAT[W] 74-54
09.08.2008vs TUR[W] 75-52
10.08.2008vs LTU[W] 75-40
12.08.2008vs CZE[W] 68-48
13.08.2008vs SWE[W] 80-36
14.08.2008vs BEL[W] 72-63
16.08.2008vs ITA[L] 55-64
17.08.2008vs SWE[W] 73-44

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