The France B national football team is the senior national team of France that plays non-A matches against other nations in friendlies. In France, the team is usually called "France A dash".
Popularity and use
The team run occasionally as a feeding team for France's A football team, to give a chance to under-21 or more inexperienced players to play for the national team without being awarded full cap . The team may play matches held before World Cups or other tournaments to give second-choice players, injured players or possible choices an opportunity to play a full game to either keep their fitness levels up or to earn their way into the first team.