Amedej Vetrih returns to the place where he made his name: The former national player will join Gorica’s youth team
The football school in Nova Gorica was once considered one of the best in Slovenia. From the football pool in Novogorje came many top football players who later were successful both abroad and in the national team’s jersey. But times are changing, and in Nova Gorica they have changed for the worse in this respect, warn football insiders. In the lead
are aware that they have a lot of room for progress, but they also believe that those who once grew up in Nova Gorica can lead them to better times. Many well-known faces have joined the Youth Drive, and Amedej Vetrih will be the next to do so.
“I can say that the football school has strengthened in terms of players, coaches and results. We managed to stay in the top league with juniors and cadets. Some of the coaches who were involved in one way or another in the club’s most successful periods have returned to the club. Andrej Komac replaces Dejan Dončić as Head of School. Borivoje Lučić will continue to lead the juniors, Matej Mavrič Rožič has taken over the cadets and Amedej Vetrih is involved in the younger selections. I believe that within five years we can also raise the football school to the highest level,” Uroš Blažica, President of Gorica, told Primorske novice.
Amedej Vetrih, after a surprisingly early end to his career, which he also decided to
due to health problems
, he quickly returned to the world of football. At the beginning of this year, he returned to his home club NK Vodice Šempas, where he took over the management of the younger selections, and now he will apparently return to the club where he made his name as a player. 32-year-old from He played 127 games and scored 12 goals for the Blue and Whites in Šempeter near Gorizia, and later also played for Domžale and Turkish clubs Caykur Rizespor and Gaziantep. During his career, he also played 14 matches for the Slovenian national team.
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