In an interview with L’Equipe, as adapted by FIBA, Evan Fournier referred to France and the possibility of defeating Team USA.
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Here is what the versatile guard said regarding the target of France in the upcoming World Cup:
“Win. Who dreams of being second? The USA has more talent, they’re better, okay. But in one game, who can say 100 percent that it’s impossible to beat them?
We have to finish first, period. A World Cup is hard. We have to worry about ourselves, create our own group, enter our own bubble. If we do this, as Slovenia did at FIBA EuroBasket 2017, we will beat everyone.”
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