F I V B  FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE VOLLEYBALL
PRESS RELEASE 03.03.2004

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Men's World Olympic Qualification Tournaments France name squad for Tokyo

March 3, 2004 - The President of the French Volleyball Federation Jacques Shaw, on the proposition of the national coach Philippe Blain and national Technical Director Michel Cogne, announced on Tuesday France's 18-strong squad for the Men's World Olympic Qualification Tournament to be held in Tokyo from May 22-30.

In what also doubles as the Asian Continental Olympic qualifying tournament France will play Japan, Algeria, Canada, Korea, China, Australia and Iran with the winner and the best Asian team claiming tickets to Athens 2004.

The 18-man squad will be trimmed to 12 prior to the tournament.

France: Yohan Cohen, Hubert Henno, Dominique Daquin, Andy Ces, Frédéric Gibert, Jean Charles Monneraye, Stéphane Antiga, Laurent Capet, Frantz Granvorka, Vincent Montmeat, Loïc De Kergret, Loic Lemarrec, Marc Schalk, Philippe Barca-Cysique, Guillaume Samica, Mathias Patin, Oliver Kieffer, Sébastien Frangolacci.


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