On the flank since last July following a knee injury, Marie-Antoinette Katoto will find out more on Tuesday about her possible presence with the Bleues for the 2023 World Cup.
The last time the general public heard of Marie-Antoinette Katoto was last February. In the wake of a message posted on February 24 by Wendie Renard on social networks, in which the latter indicated that she was withdrawing from the France team as long as changes did not take place, the attacker of Paris Saint -Germain had followed suit and had also set back. The coach, Corinne Deacon, finally laid off following the rebellion of the players in question (in which Kadidiatou Diani also participated), it was Hervé Renard who became coach. The latter left the door open to the rebels. If Wendie Renard returned immediately, Marie-Antoinette Katoto continues her fitness. On Tuesday, she will learn more about her general condition.
A crucial moment for the striker since the Women’s World Cup begins in less than two months (July 20-August 20) and the player does not have much time to hope to be at the physical level to hope to be part of the list that his coach will concoct. The information relayed on Friday by The Team explains that Katoto will therefore be in Clairefontaine next Tuesday to take these famous exams. The opportunity to assess his chances of participating in the World Cup. After almost a year without competition, it is difficult to think that the Parisian will have regained a sufficient level to compete in such a competition.
Nothing is done
The media adds that Katoto nevertheless remains an option that Hervé Renard does not rule out. The latter will unveil his final list on June 6 at 4 p.m. and the sports site cites two sources who assure that concerning the attacker, “ no decision was made ” For now. The rupture of a ligament in Marie-Antoinette Katoto’s right knee, to which must be added a crack in the meniscus, will she be right for her participation in the World Cup? The answer should be soon.