OL defender Wendie Renard did not hide her surprise after Corinne Deacon’s strong decision to give her back the captain’s armband of the France team.
For its first qualifying match for the 2023 World Cup, the France team atomized Greece (10-0) on Friday in Patras, thanks in particular to a hat-trick from Marie-Antoinette Katoto.
A meeting marked by the “unexpected” choice of Corinne Dicare to entrust the captaincy to Wendie Renard, who had seen the coach of the Blue withdraw the armband shortly after taking office in 2017.
“It was unexpected given our relationship”
A novelty that did not fail to surprise the main interested, visibly surprised by this turnaround. “Obviously, it was unexpected given our relationship, our liabilities. But she came to offer it to me, I matured the reflection “, thus confided the Lyon defender in remarks relayed by RMC Sport.
And to continue: “I especially accepted compared to the France group. We have a goal which is the Euro, now we have to concentrate on the pitch. Little by little, on the relationship, we will both make even more efforts to improve all that ”. The two women finally seem ready to put a little water in their wine.