French men’s team is taking part in the European Beach Handball Championship for the first time. They will play the first match against Switzerland, while the women’s team will compete against Poland.

Men’s team is allocated in a group with Croatia, Norwvay, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland and Ukraine. It will be interesting to see how men’s team will play at their first European competition.

Valerie Nicolas has been the head-coach of the women’s team until now. She was the MVP player at the World Championship in 2003. Also, she won numerous titles as a player.

French women’s team is in group B and their opponents will be Norway, Poland, Sweden and Ukraine.