You are probably like many: difficult for you to give the name of a Chinese basketball player who challenges the French team this September 29 (10 a.m., live on BeIN Sports and France 4) in the quarter-finals of the Coupe du world. Tongtong Wu, Dilixiati Dilana, Yuan Li… that doesn’t say much. None play outside the borders of the Middle Kingdom. It is, however, a formidable team. Beyond its place in the quarter-finals of the World Cup, China is one of the best nations on the planet among girls with an orange ball in their hands: “If I had been asked for a prediction at the start of the tournament, I would have put China second behind the United States, ”admits tricolor coach Jean Aimé Toupane.