Reports out of Tunis indicate that defending Tunisian league champions, Club Africain, have signed a pre-contract agreement with Etoile Du Sahel’s Mehdi Meriah.
back will join the “Biancorosso” for two and a half years once the current
season comes to a close.
move has been a long time coming for the Tunis based club which has yet to find
a player suitable for the position.
This year the team has been forced to ask
19 year old right back Bilel Ifa to play on the opposite side. Meanwhile,
Anis Amri has had a few good games of his own but has not provided the
consistency desired by club officials who consider the left side of defense to
be their main weak point.
agreement marks the second time in one year that there has been an exchange
between the two Tunisian league rivals. Last year Club Africain signed
midfielder Khaled Melliti from the Sousse based club.
the player hasn’t taken part in the majority of the campaign, he is impressing
in recent games after injuries to team-mates Ousemma Sellami and Zouhaier
Dhaouadi forced Algerian coach Abdelhak Ben Chikha to make changes in his