Damir Krznar excited about Algerian newcomer: Hillal Soudani has already proven to be a real goal scorer and brings optimism to the team
played their next friendly match on Monday in Beltinci, against Bulgarian giants CSKA Sofia. The two teams drew 1:1, with Maribor being saved from defeat five minutes before the end by newcomer Hillal Soudani, who proved once again that he could be an important reinforcement for the Styrian giant. Damir Krznar is convinced that this will be the case, and he is not hiding his enthusiasm for the Algerian forward.
“He is the kind of player who scores goals, but also the kind of person who brings optimism to the team. Always in a cheerful mood, ready to help and showing it on the pitch. That’s why he has been chosen as a new strength, and he is proving that he will make a big difference in the game too,” is for
Damir Krznar, Maribor coach, pointed out and added in the same breath.The others who joined later are also to be commended. Božić knows our requirements, Urata had a long journey and a time difference in between, but he did all the activities on arrival and already got the first 30 minutes. Kolar pointed towards a closed set-up that can allow for appropriate solutions. Of course, we still have a lot of work to do, but I believe that the newcomers will further improve our game during the period together.”
While Hillal Soudani is already showing the outlines of a significant reinforcement, Josip Ilicic is still on the sidelines. “Jojo is already in training but still in pain. It is currently expected to be fully operational within the next 10-15 days,” explained Damir Krznar and also touched upon Xhulian Skuka, one of the summer newcomers.Skuka has not practiced with the team for a long time. Understandably, it is not the same to train alone or with a team. Through testing, we have seen that he has a fitness deficit. He missed the last two games because he has to do a ‘base’ first and is expected to get a few minutes in the playoffs in the next game..”
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