Turkish club Sivasspor have completed the signing of Malian international goalkeeper Mamadou Samassa.

Free agent Samassa, 29, has signed a two-year deal with the Super Lig side after his contract with French club Troyes came to an end.

The club statement reads: “Sivasspor signed a two-year contract with Mamadou Samassa at our Istanbul office effective from the 2019-2020 season.

“He has played for the Mali national team 14 times. We welcome Mamadou Samassa to Sivas. We wish success under Demir Grup Sivasspor.”

Samassa was born in France and started his youth football with Collinee-Le Gouray, Pef Ploufragan and Guingamp where he also started his senior career in 2009.

Last season he was a regular with Troyes featuring in 37 Ligue 2 matches. He represented France at youth level before switching his allegiance to Mali.

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