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World Cup: Blues arrive in Doha

A flawless flight of six and a half hours aboard an Airbus A321. The Blues, who took off Wednesday morning at 10:45 am from Le Bourget, landed at exactly 7:21 pm (5:21 pm in France) on Wednesday in Doha, Qatar, where they will begin the defense of their world champion. title on Tuesday against Australia.

The tricolor delegation, which was awaited by a hundred supporters in front of their hotel, returned to their base camp after completing customs formalities. Stretching was scheduled before the first dinner.

Kolo Muani will arrive on Thursday

The only missing player is the latest called up Randal Kolo Muani, who is due to join the team early Thursday morning. He is currently on tour in Japan with his Frankfurt club and has been called up to replace Christopher Nkunku, who was injured during his last training session at Clairefontaine on Tuesday.

And if you’re wondering what the Blues might have eaten on board their plane, here’s the menu the World Champions were served: Greek salad, salmon/potato or chicken/rice, fruit tart.

Source: Le Parisien

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