The departures column was already full*. That of arrivals has a first name since Tuesday, June 21. C’Chartres Football has officially launched its recruitment campaign with the signing of Kévin Bru. An element of experience for the workforce of coach Jean-Pierre Papin.
“He is a very good player, technical and creative. He will bring an additional technical touch to the middle, says Kader Chehida, the sports director of C’Chartres Football. He does not have quite the same profile, but he will be called upon to replace Amine Hémia with a view to leaving. »
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Kévin Bru, rather No. 8 than No. 10, arrives from Versailles (N2), which he had joined in January. He played there little … It is not a guarantee of success with the CCF, but, at 33, he has already known higher and displays a rich business card.
Passed by the INF Clairefontaine, the right-hander of 1.82 m for 73 kg began his professional career at Stade Rennais in 2006. He made two appearances in Ligue 1, but mainly evolved in L2. Under the colors of Châteauroux, Clermont-Ferrand, Dijon, Boulogne and Istres. For a total of 109 matches.
In English D2
A traveler, the native of Paris then lived four adventures abroad: at Levski Sofia, in Bulgarian D1, at Ipswich Town, in English D2, with whom he played four seasons and notably faced Manchester United in the League Cup, at Apollon Limassol (D1, Cyprus), then at Dinamo Bucharest (D1, Romania).
Returning to France in 2020, he defended the colors of Créteil (National) before participating, with Versailles, in the accession to National and living the epic in the Coupe de France (semi-final).
This year, he also wore another jersey, that of Mauritius. Selected for the France youth team, Kévin Bru has enjoyed Mauritian international status since 2011.
His last goal with this Indian Ocean team dates back to March against Sao Tome and Principe. He had not allowed the “Dodos” to obtain their ticket for the group stage of the qualifications for CAN-2023.
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“His career is not over, but he is coming to Chartres for one of his last challenges to revive himself,” explains Kader Chehida.
Given the number of players announced on departure, he should not be the only player to join the CCF with the objective of rising to the National. A minimum of five other elements are expected in the coming days to fill the ranks and strengthen…
* Aurélien Gazeau hangs up; Kévin Malaga, Dramane Koné, Maxime Fleury, Amadi Konaté, Sékou Fofana, Ahmed Jabbari are not preserved; Erwan Colas, Amine Hémia, Mourad Louzif and Hamjatou Soukouna are called upon.
Chantôme remains, Fofana and Gonçalves integrated into the group
There will be another former pro in the C’Chartres Football squad next season. Former PSG pro Clément Chantôme, who arrived this winter, will still wear the CCF jersey, as will defensive Ibrahima Troaré, who is recovering from a break in the Crusaders, and midfielder Mehdi Haddadou. In addition, the young Banfa Fofana and Esteban Gonçalves, called up at the end of the season, will be incorporated into the National 2 group.