Aljoša Matko awarded for his excellent performances in the Telemach First League! Celje’s hottest member called up to the national team to replace Miho Zajc
Monday is a day for assembly of the Slovenian national team, which has qualifying matches against Northern Ireland and San Marino in September, and will also be coming to Brdo pri Kranju… Aljosa Matko! Hot footballer Celje was initially left without an invitation, but was subsequently called up to the national team by selector Matjaž Kek. The reason for this is the injury of the national team’s standard player Miha Zajíc, who has been struggling since the end of the European game against Maribor. From then on, Miha Zajc did not play anymore and Kek had no choice but to cross him out. The selector reacted accordingly and subsequently sent an invitation to a player who has been playing at an extremely high level for several months.
The 23-year-old Aljoša Matko, who has played 15 games for the Slovenian national youth team in the past, is in great form this season. The former Maribor, Brava and Olimpija player , who also played for Hammarby in Sweden, played 12 games for Celje, scoring 7 times and adding two assists.
His stats in the last 21 games are even better. During this period, Aljosa Matko was among the scorers 16 times! Kek’s decision to call him up to the national team, even if only after the fact, could hardly have been more understandable and logical…
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