Cisse added to French squad


PARIS, March 1 – France coach Raymond Domenech on Sunday called up striker Djibril Cisse to his squad for the World Cup warm-up against European champions Spain at the Stade de France here on Wednesday.
The Panathinaikos forward was added to the original list of 24 players named last week due to a question mark over the participation of Louis Saha, the Everton striker who has a thigh injury.

Revised France squad

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris (Lyon), Steve Mandanda (Marseille), Cédric Carrasso (Bordeaux)

Defenders: Jean-Alain Boumsong (Lyon), Mickael Ciani (Bordeaux), Aly Cissokho (Lyon), Julien Escude (Sevilla/ESP), Patrice Evra (Manchester United/ENG), Rod Fanni (Rennes), Adil Rami (Lille), Bacary Sagna (Arsenal/ENG)

Midfielders: Lassana Diarra (Real Madrid), Yoann Gourcuff (Bordeaux), Florent Malouda (Chelsea), Moussa Sissoko (Toulouse), Jeremy Toulalan (Lyon), Benoit Cheyrou (Marseille)

Forwards: Nicolas Anelka (Chelsea/ENG), Hatem Ben Arfa (Marseille), Sidney Govou (Lyon), Thierry Henry (Barcelona/ESP), Loic Remy (Nice), Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich/GER), Louis Saha (Everton/ENG), Djibril Cisse (Panathinaikos/GRE)