The team captains of France and South Korea fielded questions from the media in Paris on Thursday and held training sessions with their respective teams, a day before the opening match of the eighth edition of the FIFA 2019 Women's World Cup.
Hosts and favourites of the tournament, France will look to capitalise on their home advantage and their unbeaten track record since February to make a... Еще strong start in the tournament with their captain, Amandine Henry leading the charge.
She said «as the captain, as an experienced player, I have to make everyone feel comfortable. I think that all the players are psychologically ready,» adding that the team were «very well prepared.»
Underdogs South Korea on the other hand can be expected to pull off some surprises with their confidence riding high, South Korean captain Cho So-hyun said: «For a second time in a row we have advanced to the World Cup so it is an honour for Team Korea»
The FIFA 2019 Women's World Cup opener will be played at the 47,000 capacity Stadium Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday.