Paris - France's national women's football team will warm up
for the 2015 World Cup with two additional friendlies against Russia on May 22
in Chateauroux and Scotland on May 28 in Nancy, the French federation confirmed
France are already scheduled to play an international
friendly against World Cup hosts Canada in Bondoufle, in the southern Paris
suburbs, on Thursday.
Philippe Bergeroo's side are ranked third in the FIFA
rankings and among the favourites for the tournament which takes place in
Canada from June 6 to July 5.
Russia, ranked 22 by FIFA, were beaten 3-1 by France during
the European championships, with the French losing just twice in their last
France have only been beaten once in their fifteen clashes
with Scotland. Their last meeting in March 2014 ended in a 1-1 draw.
France are drawn in Group F in the 24-team World Cup along
with England, Colombia and Mexico.
Neither Russia nor Scotland are competing in the tournament
in which Japan are the defending champions.For
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