12 African Players To Look Out For In The French Ligue 1 This Season

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli

The French Ligue 1 enjoys a long history of attracting quality soccer players from all over Africa, especially from West Africa, where French is a major language spoken throughout the region.

The 2016-17 season in France is proving to be exciting, with players from the continent determined to contribute quality performances for their French clubs in the top-flight.

Here are 12 African players to look out for in the French Ligue 1 this season.

Sources: BBCSport, UEFA, Ligue1.