Niang sidelined for six weeks

PARIS - Olympique Marseille captain Mamadou Niang will be sidelined for six weeks with a sprained right ankle, the Ligue 1 club said in a statement on its website on Wednesday.

The Senegal striker sustained the injury in a clash with Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas during Marseille's 3-1 home Champions League defeat by Real Madrid on Tuesday.