Moustapha Fall will not be available for the upcoming Basketball World Cup Qualifiers and FIBA EuroBasket.
As announced by the Basketball Federation of France, Olympiacos’ big man suffered a thigh injury and has been ruled out for the tournament.
Moustapha Fall is the third player of France that will miss the EuroBasket because of an injury, after Victor Wembanyama and Andrew Albicy.
The 14 players that remained part of the training camp are as follows:
Isaia Cordinier (Virtus Bologna), Evan Fournier (New York Knicks), Rudy Gobert (Minnesota Timberwolves), Thomas Heurtel, William Howard (Joventut), Mouhammadou Jaiteh (Virtus Bologna), Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot (Atlanta Hawks), Theo Maledon (Oklahoma City Thunder), Amath M’Baye (Anadolu Efes), Frank Ntilikina (Dallas Mavericks), Elie Okobo (Monaco), Vincent Poirier (Real Madrid), Terry Tarpey (Le Mans) and Guerschon Yabusele (Real Madrid)
France will play the Czech Republic (August 24) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (August 27) for the Second Round of the Basketball World Cup Qualifiers.
The squad will then travel to Cologne in late August and will take on Germany, Lithuania, Hungary, Bosnia and Slovenia in Group B of the first round of the EuroBasket.