Tidjan Keita signed today (Sunday) for two years with Hapoel Beer Sheva. Keita (25, 2.07) will serve as the fifth foreigner in Lior Liubin’s squad and will play mainly in the Balkan League. The forward, a boy from Paris, started his career at the academy in Canada and from there he reached the minor leagues in Germany. In the last season, he played in Niger from the Canadian league and reached the semi-finals with it.
Keita will take off in the coming days for the World Championship qualifiers in the uniform of the Guinea national team, and later he will join Hapoel Beer Sheva’s training. Sporting director Daniel Ravitz said regarding the signing: “We are very happy about Keita joining the team. In a season of two frames it is important to have a sufficiently broad and diverse squad so that we can get the best out of everyone. Tidjan is tall with a diverse set of abilities, who really likes to work and we believe With us, in the future he can break through and develop into a significant player in European basketball.”