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Sunday, 19 May, 2002, 12:59 GMT 13:59 UK
Sellami out of finals
Skander Souayah has already been ruled out
Midfielder Skander Souayah failed a drugs test
Tunisia midfielder Oussama Sellami has been ruled out of the World Cup finals after breaking a toe.

The 22-year-old broke a bone in his right foot during their 2-1 defeat against Japanese side Oita Trinita on Saturday.

Sellami, who plays his club football for Stade Tunisien, has been told by doctors that he will be sidelined for six weeks with the fracture.

When he was taken off against Oita Trinita after twisting his knee and the team doctor initially said he would be sidelined for about 10 days.

Tunisia coach Ammar Souayah has already lost midfielder Skander Souayah, who failed a drugs test, and captain Chokri El Ouaer due to a back injury.

Tunisia have been drawn with co-hosts Japan, Belgium and Russia in Group H.

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RUSSIA 3 0 3
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