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Ligue 2: Five African players to watch this season

Ahead of the French second tier kick-off this weekend, KweséESPN profile five top African talents to watch this season.

Waris Majeed is surely the most high-profile player in Ligue 2, although it remains to be seen whether he will still be with FC Lorient for too much longer.

The Ghana international was linked with a move to Manchester United as recently as 2015, although while he remains a lethal striker on his day, his career trajectory hasn't followed the pathway that many would have expected.

He...

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Ajaccio to remain in Ligue 2 following successful appeal

Ajaccio will remain in Ligue 2 after successfully appealing against a decision to relegate them on financial grounds.

The club were demoted last month by French football's financial governing body the DNCG along with Corsican rivals Bastia, who had just been relegated from Ligue 1.

Both clubs had the right to appeal, with Ajaccio confident of success after their accounts were merely ruled "incomplete" ahead of a vote to rubber-stamp funding from local authorities.

Club president Leon Luciani said...

RB Leipzig sign Sochaux-Montbeliard defender Ibrahima Konate

RB Leipzig have signed 18-year-old defender Ibrahima Konate from French Ligue 2 side Sochaux-Montbeliard.

Konate, a France youth international, has signed a deal until 2022, Leipzig announced on their official website.

"We have watched Ibrahima Konate for some time," sporting director Ralf Rangnick said.

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Troyes book promotion to Ligue 1 with scoreless playoff draw with Lorient

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Troyes won promotion to Ligue 1 by successfully defending a first-leg lead in their relegation playoff with Lorient.

Leading 2-1 thanks to an injury-time winner from 40-year-old midfielder Benjamin Nivet in Thursday's first meeting, the second-tier side stood firm to secure a goalless draw at Stade du Moustoir and ensure they will swap divisions with their hosts next season.

It could have been a different outcome had a bullet header from Lorient's Cameroon international forward Benjamin Moukandjo...

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Troyes find late winner in playoff first leg against Lorient

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Benjamin Nivet lashed home a dramatic last-minute winner as Ligue 2 Troyes seized the upper hand in the first leg of their playoff clash with Lorient.

The 40-year-old beat visiting keeper Benjamin Lecomte with a powerful 25-yard drive to secure a 2-1 win ahead of the return game in Lorient on Sunday.

Troyes had struck first in the 37th minute with Stephane Darbion prodding home after Nivet's initial effort had been parried by Lecomte.

But the Ligue 1 side piled on the pressure after the break and...