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Kone completes Marseille move

Bakary Kone
Kone scored 14 goals in 30 matches for Nice last season

Ivory Coast striker Bakary Kone has completed a move to Olympique Marseille from French Ligue 1 rivals Nice.

The 26-year-old has signed a four-year contract worth US$14.2m.

Kone will be entitled to a US$1.5m bonus if Marseille qualify for the European Champions League at least once in the next four seasons.

The diminutive striker scored 14 goals in 30 matches for Nice last season, and netted once for the Elephants at this year's Africa Cup of Nations.




see also
Kone wins French Ligue One award
09 Nov 07 |  African


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