Times Colonist

France salutes Henry with win


SOCCER — Thierry Henry celebrated his 100th cap for France in a 1-0 Euro 2008 warmup win over Colombia at the Stade de France yesterday. Winger Franck Ribery opened the scoring from a penalty after striker Henry, who became the sixth French player to reach the century milestone, was fouled in the box on 24 minutes. France will travel today to their Swiss base for the June 7-29 finals in Austria and Switzerlan­d. They are in Group C with world champions Italy, Netherland­s and Romania.

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