Neither player is in a serious condition but Sidibe and former Tottenham and West Ham favourite Kanoute - now with Sevilla - both needed medical treatment, according to the paper, after Togo supporters attacked Mali´s fans and players in Lome.
Mali coach Jean-Francois Jodar told L´Equipe: "Mamadi Sidibe took a blow, doubtless with a weapon, which caused bruising to his arm. Frederic Kanoute was hit with a belt. It was like a battlefield. There was blood everywhere in the dressing room."
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