Posts Tagged ‘Karim Aït Fana’

Report: Ait-Fana takes Montpellier to brink of title

“PARIS — A dramatic injury-time goal from Karim Aït-Fana gave Montpellier a 1-0 win over Lille on Sunday that took the Ligue 1 leaders to within a point of their first ever French league title.”

My AFP report on Sunday’s penultimate round of Ligue 1 matches, which saw Auxerre relegated and Montpellier take a giant stride closer to the title, can be read here.

Ligue 1: Five young players to look out for

There’s no La semaine en France this week due to the international break, but you can catch up on everything that happened in Week 4 (including all the fixtures for this weekend) here.

Instead, here are five carefully chosen videos showcasing the best of some of Ligue 1’s most promising young players.

Karim Aït-Fana (Montpellier)
Age: 21
Nationality: French
Position: Winger

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Goal of the Week: Karim Aït Fana

Karim Aït Fana (Montpellier 2-1 Le Mans, 0:48):

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Honourable mentions: Mamadou Niang (Nice 1-3 Marseille, first goal); Javier Saviola (Benfica 4-0 Academica); Salva Ballesta (Salamanca 3-2 Albacete)

Source: 101 Great Goals

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