French team: Jean-Clair Todibo replaces Ibrahima Konaté, package

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Football Nice's central defender replaces Liverpool's injured left thigh

French team: Jean-Clair Todibo replaces Ibrahima Konaté, forfeit

Jean-Clair Todibo during Nice – Lyon in Ligue 1, August 27, 2023. — Nicolas Tucat/AFP

Didier Deschamps had summoned Ibrahima Konaté Thursday when it was uncertain. Finally, the Liverpool central defender (24 years old, 11 caps) had to play. to forfeit the qualifying match at Euro 2024 against Ireland, Thursday at the Parc des Princes, as indicated by the French Football Federation (FFF) on Sunday.

« Insufficiently recovered from his hamstring injury of the left thigh, Ibrahima Konaté is unable to participate in the first meeting of the season which begins this Monday. Jean-Clair Todibo replaces him in the group of 23,” specifies the FFF on its site.

Already; summoned but never selected yet

Todibo (23 years old), once again performing well during Nice's victory over Strasbourg (2-0), Sunday in Ligue 1, is expected at midday on Monday. Clairefontaine. The former Toulouse and Barcelona native has already Summer summoned in Blue, last March, but he has not yet had his first selection.

In addition to the match against Ireland, the France team will travel to France. Dortmund for a friendly against Ireland on Tuesday September 12.