Zim striker completes R240m transfer

Ligue 1

Zimbabwe striker Tino Kadewere has agreed to join Ligue 1 giants Olympique Lyon in a deal worth a reported $16.6 million.

The 24-year-old who started his professional career at Harare City has been in fine form for Ligue 2 side Le Harve this season prompting the lucrative switch to Les Gones.

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Currently leading the second division scoring charts with 18 goals in 20 games, the 15-time capped Warrior will remain on loan at the club until the end of the current season.

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"Le Havre Athletic Club confirms having reached an agreement with Lyon, for the transfer of Tino Kadewere," the club revealed in an official statement.

"However, the current top scorer of Domino's Ligue 2 will remain at HAC in the form of a loan until the end of the season."

Kadewere was part of the Warriors squad that were knocked out in the group stage of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.