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#WorldCup 2018:French coach, Stephan speaks on Djibril Sidibe’s injury

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France assistant coach, Guy Stephan has described Djibril Sidibe’s injury as a minor scare.

Stephan expressed optimism that his team will to be in full strength despite the number of injuries recorded by his side.


France will face Uruguay in their world Cup quarter-final match on Friday 7th of July.

The Monaco full-back limped out of Sunday’s training session with an ankle injury, a day after France beat Argentina 4-3 in the last 16.

“It’s nothing serious. I can’t say he’ll train with the team today, and his ankle is bruised but it’s nothing big,” Stephan said at a news conference on Monday.

He added that Lucas Hernandez also a full-back is nursing a minor muscle problem.

Another full back, Benjamin Mendy, had suffered a thigh muscle problem but “he will resume his training with the rest of the team today,” said Stephan.

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