Back to the transfer news of this summer transfer window 2022. Three days before the start of the 2022/2023 edition of Ligue 2 BKT, the time has come to take stock of the new recruits for this start of the season. Turkish side.
Kevin Van Den Kerkhof
A 26-year-old right-back born in Saint-Sauve, Kevin Van Den Kerkhof went through the Valenciennes training center then the Lorient reserve before moving to Belgium and then Luxembourg.
This slender right side of 1m90 has been the revelation of the Luxembourg championship for the past two seasons. Indisputable holder with the flagship club of Luxembourg, F91 Dudelange, which he will leave on a title of champion of Luxembourg, he also remains on a good dynamic on a personal level with sixteen goals and fifteen assists to his credit in two seasons. He signed up with Sporting for 2 seasons + 1 optional season.
28-year-old goalkeeper Julien Fabri, born in Marseille, joined the Olympique de Marseille training center at just eleven years old. He rose through the ranks until he was able to claim the position of starting goalkeeper for the reserve team during the 2013-2014 season. He will then sign his first professional contract with Olympique de Marseille before being loaned for a season to Bourg-en-Bresse 01 in Ligue 2 in order to obtain more playing time. He will then defend the cages of Stade Brestois from 2017 to 2019 before joining LB Châteauroux from 2019 to 2021. Present for several months at the Jules-Filippi training center, he has just reinforced the workforce of Régis Brouard for two seasons under the colors of Sporting!
A 25-year-old left-back, born in Geneva, Switzerland, Dylan Tavares has spent most of his career in Switzerland. Internationally, he has been a starter with the Cape Verde national team since October 2020 and notably played in the last CAN. Able to play in defense but also in the left lane, Tavares has very interesting speed qualities.
At the end of his contract with Neuchâtel Xamax, the Cape Verdean international has signed up with Sporting for 3 seasons.
Fourth recruit from Sporting Club de Bastia, the 1.85m Senegalese central defender, 20 years old, who arrived on loan from Olympique Lyonnais. Coming from the Dakar Academy, he joined OL in 2020 to sign a 3-year contract before being extended last year until 2025! An important player in the reserve team, he played 15 N2 games last year. Ndiaye has also made several appearances in the professional squad over the past two seasons. He comes to garnish the Bastiais defensive sector.
Aged 24, this versatile striker from Montivilliers joined Le Havre at the age of 7 and did all his training there. In May 2018, he left Le Havre to join Gonfreville (National 3). A few months later, in January 2019, he joined Annecy in National 2. Qualified as a versatile attacking player, his first months were very convincing with 9 goals in 13 games. The following season, Annecy went up to the National level and it was also at the third national level that Migouel’s talent was exposed in broad daylight. Author of 9 goals and 7 assists during the 2020-2021 season, the striker is one of the architects of Annecy’s maintenance in National. He then joined Paris FC and finished just outside the Ligue 2 BKT podium last year.
Migouel Alfarela has signed up with Sporting for the next two seasons plus one as an option.
Never two without three for Tom Ducrocq! The 22-year-old Racing Club de Lens midfielder is on loan for a third consecutive season at Sporting. The first season will have allowed him to know the rise in Ligue 2 (30 games played). The second, to make a big first part of the season at this level (18 games played), before being stopped by pubalgia and an operation. The third could well be that of confirmation under the orders of Régis Brouard. A purchase option has been included this time in this loan under certain conditions.
Passed by Amiens, Épinal, Canet Roussillon or even Furiani Agliani where he had achieved excellent performances, the 25-year-old striker (1m81) arrives from CSKA Sofia in Bulgaria and notably played in the Europa League Conference (7 games ), last year. The former Canet-en-Roussillon, who had revealed himself in the Coupe de France by leaving OM two years ago, appeared 23 times for 3 goals scored with CSKA Sofia last season. He agrees for 2 seasons + 1 optional.
In attack, Salifou Soumah, has signed for three seasons with Sporting. Great hope of Guinean football, the young player made a strong impression during the summer preparation of Sporting. Aged 18, he arrives from Yerköyspor in Turkey and will discover Ligue 2 and the professional world for the first time in his young career.
In midfield, Jocelyn Janneh has signed up for three seasons in theturchinu jersey. Originally from Sierra Leone and aged 19, this young player played last year in Turkey with the formation of Kayserispor with which he played a few minutes in the first division. Free of any contract, he should be one of Sporting’s revelations this season.
See you this Saturday at Furiani for the launch of the championship and discover all of these new recruits!