In addition to the confirmed signings of Nacer Bouhanni, Geoffrey Soupe, Steve Chainel and Dominique Rollin, Cofidis have also announced the signing of 5 more riders to bolster their squad for 2015.
Jonas Ahlstrand, 24, will join from Giant-Shimano after winning stage 2 of both the Tour of Alberta and the Circuit Cycliste Sarthe.
20-year-old neo-pro Anthony Turgis, who rode as a stagiaire this autumn with the team has also signed a two-year deal. He won the 2014 U23 Liege-Bastogne-Liege.
Stephane Rossetto, 27, signs for the team after racing at the continental level with BigMat-Auber 93. He won the Boucles de la Mayenne and was sixth overall in the Route du Sud.
Topsport Vlaanderen duo Michael van Staeyen and Kenneth Vanbilsen also sign for the team. 20-year-old Vanbilsen won the 2014 GP La Marseillaise and Van Staeyen, 26, has 4 pro wins to his name, including a stage in the 2013 Etoile de Besseges and this year’s De Kustpijl.
Cofidis also took the opportunity to announce some riders who had signed new deals to stay with the team. They are: Nicolas Edet, Romain Hardy, Gert Joeaar, Rudy Molard, Daniel Navarro and Romain Zingle.
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