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Ex-Champions League player Yannick Kamanan signs up for Ware

1 year ago By Stephen King

More signings from today's training session also see Liam Griffin and Lee White re-commit to the Blues.

Yannick Kamanan joins us from the southern suburbs of Paris where most recently he played for L'Entente Sportive Viry-Châtillon. They play in the Championnat de France Amateur, commonly referred to as simply CFA - effectively the fourth tier in the French league system. Use of the word "Amateur" seems misleading as Yannick was on contract with the club until very recently. In fact he has quite a career record having played and scored in the Champions League.

Although French born, Yannick came to Spurs in 1999 as a youth player before going on his travels firstly back to France with Strasbourg and Dijon, and then moving on to such clubs as Maccabi Tel Aviv of Israel and Sivasspor, then in the top flight of the Turkish League. That was followed by time at Gabal in Azerbaijan and then another return to France.

He has already impressed in training with his skill and even Murat has been taken aback by Yannick's level of fitness that belies his 35 years. What can we say but bienvenue à Ware.

Liam Griffin has re-signed for the coming season. Brought back to the club by Kem at the end of last season, Liam failed to get on the pitch in any of those last five games so didn't add to his 17 appearances from 2015/6. I'm sure he'll get his chance in the coming season.

Lee White a strong central defender now in his second spell with Ware having amassed 35 appearances and four goals since his debut in August 2014.

Updated 09:28 - 7 Jul 2017 by Stephen King

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