Les Verts land African
By Patrick Haond
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
St Etienne have snapped up Ivory Coast international Siaka Tiene.St Etienne have snapped up Ivory Coast international Siaka Tiene.
The midfielder has signed a four-year contract with Les Verts and arrives in France from South African side Mamelodi Sundowns.
Tiene was recommended to the Ligue 1 club by compatriot Didier Zokora, who joined St Etienne last summer from Genk.
St Etienne coach Elie Baup ran a personal check on Tiene last week when Ivory Coast played France in a friendly.
Baup was impressed by the 23-year-old and has now added Tiene to his squad, after the player passed a medical.