Etoile Sportive du Sahel, announced on its official Facebook page that they signed the Algerian midfielder Lyes Benyoucef (25 years old). Benyoucef was free from any commitment and signed a three-and-a-half-season contract with the Tunisian club. While he was wearing the JS Kabylie jersey during a match in the L1 championship, he had been suspended in May 2019 for 4 years from all competitions or sports activities after a positive test.
This sanction was reduced to 3 months firm last January. He becomes the second player formed at the JMG Soccer Academy of Paradou in Algeria to join Etoile Sportive du Sahel. ES Sahel, where second in the final standings of the 2020-2021 championship, and will take part along with outgoing champion ES Tunis, in the next edition of the African Champions League.