France captain Amandine Henry: World Cup was 'total chaos' under coach Diacre

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France captain Amandine Henry has said the side's 2019 World Cup campaign was "total chaos" under the management of Corinne Diacre.

Henry, who controversially wasn't included in Diacre's squad for their upcoming European Championship qualifying games, is the latest in a number of high-profile players to speak out against the manager including Eugenie Le Sommer, Wendie Renard, and Sarah Bouhaddi.

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"I know I'm taking a risk [by speaking out against Diacre]," Henry told Canal+ on Sunday. "If I don't, who will?"

"I saw girls cry in their room [during the World Cup]. I cried in my room. It was total chaos.

"Some girls don't dare to speak. There is a fear."

Henry added that she was told she would not be included in the squad for the qualifying games after a "14-15 seconds" phone call with Diacre.

"When she called to let me know, the call lasted about 14 or 15 seconds, I will remember that for the rest of my life," she added.

"Honestly, that call shocked me. She told me: 'Amandine, you know that the list comes out tomorrow and you won't be on it due to your recent performances.'

"I told her: 'OK, have a good match, goodbye.' That was it. If it's a sporting decision then you try and remotivate your player but that conversation hurt me."

France are top of their qualifying group for the European Championship but need to beat Austria on Nov. 27 to top the group and qualify automatically.

The two teams played out a 0-0 draw when they met in October marking the first time the French had dropped points in a European Championship or Women's World Cup qualifying group since June 2007, a run of 46 wins.