Is this the long awaited “grantatakan” on the Bon-Rencontre side? Still silent on Saturday at home against the red lantern Saint-Priest (0-1), the Azur et Or do not manage, despite an interesting course outside, to extricate themselves from the soft belly of the South hen (9th on 16) of N2.
This is why the sporting direction of the Toulon club, organized around Jean Tigana, had been prospecting for several weeks on a profile of an advanced physical attacker, strong in duels and effective in the head game.
Zoumana Simpara meets expectations. Trained at AS Bakaridjan, flagship club of Mali, the 23-year-old player, who measures 1.87m, had freelance in the United States, in the reserve team of Red Bull New York in 2016.
Back home, the striker has been playing since last summer at Djoliba AC, based in Bamako, where he played in the African League of Nations and scored 15 goals last season in the league.
“I have heard a lot about SC Toulon, it’s a great club. This is my first experience in France and I really hope to be able to contribute to the team. I will give my all!“, he declared in a press release published on the Toulon club’s website.