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Burkina Faso goalie Hervé Koffi joins French side Lille

Burkina Faso goalkeeper Hervé Kouakou Koffi on Monday signed a five-year pre-contract with French Ligue 1 side Lille, media source said.Koffi will join the club at the end of the season, Burkinabe sports website Sportdrome said.

Revelation of the 2017 AFCON where the Stallions of Burkina Faso reached the semi-finals, the 20-year old goalkeeper was scouted by several Western recruiters. Koffi conceded four goals during the tournament.

Burkina failed to reach the finals against Egypt on penalties.

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