Backlash against France ringleaders continues

Rousselot, who is also a member of the federal council of the French Football Federation (FFF), made his plea on the eve of an FFF meeting to discuss the team's failure in South Africa.

The 1998 champions failed to record a win as they were knocked out in the first round. Players also boycotted a training session to protest after striker Nicolas Anelka was sent home for insulting coach Raymond Domenech.

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