France national beach soccer team

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France
Nickname(s)Les Bleus (The Blues)
Les Tricolores (The Tri-colors)
AssociationFédération Française
de Football
(FFF)
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachStéphane François
CaptainMickael Pagis
FIFA codeFRA
BSWW ranking25


First colours


Second colours
First international
 Italy 4 – 1 France 
14 January 1997
Biggest win
 France 15 – 3 England 
7 July 2001
Biggest defeat
 Brazil 15 – 5 France 
10 January 1999
 Brazil 13 – 3 France 
22 July 2000
 Ukraine 10 – 0 France 
24 May 2013
World Cup
Appearances12 (first in 1997)
Best resultChampions, 2005
Euro Beach Soccer League
Appearances17 (first in 1999)
Best resultChampions, (2004)
Euro Beach Soccer Cup
Appearances12 (first in 1998)
Best resultRunners-up (2003), (2006), (2007)

The France national beach soccer team represents France in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the FFF, the governing body for football in France.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Qualification (UEFA)[edit]

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Qualification Record
Year Round Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
Spain 2008 - - - - - - - - - -
Spain 2009 - 6 4 0 0 2 30 22 +8 12
Italy 2011 - 4 3 0 0 1 30 17 +13 9
Russia 2013 - 7 2 0 2 3 30 33 -3 6
Italy 2015 - 8 3 0 0 5 28 30 -2 9
Italy 2017 - 8 5 0 1 2 38 36 +2 16
Total 5/6 33 17 0 3 13 156 138 +18 54

Current squad[edit]

Correct as of July 2012:[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 GK Robin Gasset
2 DF Julien Soares
4 DF Jmarc Edouard
5 DF Didier Samoun
6 DF Anthony Fayos
7 MF Jérémy Basquaise
8 MF Stéphane François
No. Position Player
9 FW Mickael Pagis (captain)
10 FW Jeremy Bru
11 FW Romain Tossem
12 DF Anthony Mendy
14 FW Frédéric Mendy
16 GK Denis Fort

Coach: Stéphane François

Notable players[edit]

Achievements[edit]

References[edit]