Soccer World Cup


Damien Bonnave, coach of La Brède FC (R1)

Romain Laborie, coach of La Brède FC B (R3)


Romain Laborie, coach of La Brède FC B (R3)

Pierrick Landais, coach of Patronage Bazadais (R3)


Pierrick Landais, coach of Patronage Bazadais (R3)

Frank Sarrelabout.


Frank Sarrelabout.

Photographs Bernard Mugica

Tuesday, November 22, at 8 p.m., the French soccer crew (1), holder of the trophy, will play in Al Wakrah, Qatar, its first match of the 2022 World Cup towards Australia. “Sud-Ouest” has requested ten coaches from the south of Girondins to search out out their forecasts and the curiosity – or not – they intend to order for this occasion.

Coaches requested: Damien Bonnave (La Brède FC, R1), Ludovic Dubuc (SC Cadaujac, R3), Jean-Marie Dutreuil (FCG B, R3), Jean Frauciel (FC Pays Aurossais, R3), Romain Laborie (La Brède FC B, R3) , Pierrick Landais (Patronage Bazadais, R3), Laurent Marquezane (Stade Saint-Médardais, R1), Sébastien Navarri (FC des Graves B, R1), Hossein Nkanza (FC du Langonnais, R1), Franck Sarrelabout (assistant SAM, R1) .

Do you consider the Blues able to retaining their title? Why ?

DB I dare to consider it however it would actually be troublesome for them regardless of their monumental attacking energy. There are a lot of – maybe too many – detrimental absences which can pressure the Blues to search out new balances in midfield and in protection.

LD Completely, regardless of very robust competitors, I consider the Blues able to profitable a 3rd title. My little worry is the midfield which I discover a bit of restricted for a contest of this caliber, however now we have very large people in assault who could make the distinction at any time.

J.-MD I sincerely hope so however sadly I am afraid not! The quite a few accidents, the doubts, the turnover of latest months might have an opposed affect on the efficiency of the Blues. That mentioned, soccer just isn’t an actual science and that is good!

J.F. The World Cup in Qatar is an aberration! For very private causes and/or convictions, I can’t grant any curiosity on this competitors.

RL Sure I hope. We’re exceptionally outfitted offensively. If we rapidly handle to resolve our worrying defensive issues and harmonize the midfield, we’ll give ourselves the perfect likelihood of snagging a 3rd star.

PL Why not, every part is feasible in soccer, however the newest statistics don’t plead in our favor. The potential exists, it stays to refine the settings to acquire the important effectivity in this sort of event. That mentioned, if we do not consider in it, now we have to remain at residence!

LM I consider that France has the potential to problem for the title. Regardless of the packages of Pogba and Kanté, the Blues have many skilled gamers. Round them, will be capable to categorical themselves very gifted younger individuals, who distinguish themselves in the perfect European golf equipment. Didier Deschamps is completely able to federating the entire to attract the quintessence, I’m slightly assured!

NS France are among the many foremost favourites. Nonetheless, there are fairly a number of uncertainties relating to the not too long ago injured gamers. Will they’ve recovered properly, will they be at a ample stage of health? Offensively there’s a number of high quality. All that is still is to acquire good defensive stability and enhance the complementarity of the midfield.

HN France has a gifted crew, robust individually and collectively. Regardless of the identified detrimental absences, I consider she is able to retaining her title. Didier Deschamps will be capable to adapt and extract the perfect from his group.

FS All of the winds appear towards and no nation has managed to retain its title for half a century: it was Brazil in 1962! The cascade of accidents which have accrued in latest weeks results in nice uncertainty. The children have nice potential however lack expertise at this stage of competitors.

The actual context of this event, the weird interval, the controversies… do they dampen your enthusiasm for this occasion?

DB This Mondial is not going to have, for me, the identical taste because the earlier ones primarily for causes of temporality. I work, now we have matches to arrange and play throughout this era, so I will probably be much less accessible to comply with this competitors. Qatar may have all of the cameras on the earth educated on it, this may be a chance to vary issues.

LD It was in 2012, when Qatar was chosen, that we should always have been offended within the gentle of every part we already knew! Those that name for a boycott at the moment have been very discreet ten years in the past. I’ll watch the matches… in entrance of a raclette which can exchange the barbecue evenings!

J.-MD It is too late to dwell on the selection of Qatar! I’ll watch the matches with the eyes of a soccer fan. Level ! Do vacationers who go to the pyramids marvel if there have been human losses throughout their development? Perhaps, however unsure!

J.F. I will not watch any video games! This World Cup and the alternatives that preceded it stink of corruption! I’ve deep values, a complete respect for the human situation which prohibit me from endorsing – in any manner by any means – this assembly.

RL The context just isn’t idyllic however we should always have thought of it and, above all, acted earlier than! Relating to the interval maybe, mid-season, the gamers will method this competitors with extra bodily and psychological freshness than within the spring?

PL It is going to be a particular World Cup certainly. I’ll watch the matches of the French crew as a precedence. For a lot of others, it would essentially be extra sophisticated given the printed schedules.

L.M. All soccer matches curiosity me, much more with regards to the World Cup! The problems, environmental and human, don’t go away me insensitive, however they aren’t all, solely, targeting Qatar. We meet many others, generally close to us!

NS It is nonetheless a World Cup! The matches may have the identical curiosity even when the interval just isn’t preferrred. Many gamers, who’ve been in excessive demand since August, threat exhibiting up blunted. There’s extra threat of damage. It’s not not possible that this World Cup in November-December will affect the remainder of the nationwide championships and continental cups.

HN Regardless of all that we will hear recurrently, soccer lovers will probably be in entrance of their screens! Personally, I retain an intact enthusiasm for this competitors which takes place each 4 years, even when, for this version, the beginner championships will proceed concurrently… which can complicate issues!

FS I’m a soccer fan, I don’t combine every part. Undoubtedly, in varied methods, there’s trigger for emotion, however we should always have taken care of it lengthy earlier than. As for the Winter Olympics in Saudi Arabia, so many selections dictated by the ability of cash! If I miss matches, will probably be primarily due to their schedules.

Your predictions for the title and the ultimate podium?

DB France, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands and Argentina.

LD I’ve two favourites: France and Brazil.

J.-MD I strongly consider that the trophy will go to a South American nation. My favourite is Argentina, which is making a robust impression, then Brazil and a European nation for second and third place.

J.F. Italy or Algeria (sic)!

RL France, my favourite at coronary heart, then Brazil, Argentina for Messi’s final World Cup, Spain, Belgium, Germany. I do not consider in a shock crew in a event of this stage.

PL Right this moment, my trifecta is France, Brazil, Spain. The qualifying matches will shed extra gentle on the id of essentially the most severe candidates for the title.

LM My podium is France, Argentina, Brazil. I hope will probably be in that order!

NS The long run winner will definitely belong to the quintet Brazil, Argentina, France, Spain, Germany. There could also be an African shock with Senegal for instance.

HN My three favorites are France, Brazil and Argentina, who’ve been very spectacular in latest months.

FS My coronary heart says France, purpose leans extra in direction of Brazil, Argentina and Spain.

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