Etien Velikonja finishes his professional career, but goes abroad again: in the new season for the foreign club Kras Repen
Although Etien Velikonja is this week’s
waved goodbye to football
, he seemed to be making a point that he is ending his professional career. And that means, among other things, that no matter what, he’ll still be kicking the ball. Etien Velikonja will persevere, although it is true that he is far from the biggest stages and media attention. The former national team player is the next in a long line of experienced Slovenians to wear the jersey of Kras Repen. Anton Žlogar, Dalibor Radujko and Dalibor Volaš have played for the club in the past, as well as Aleksander Rajčević in the second part of last season.
Now, people from abroad will also be able to enjoy the performances of a previous member of the
, who is indeed 34 years old, but it’s not too bad that he is still able to play well enough at this level. Kras Repen will play in 2023/24 at the bottom of the Italian football pyramid, the Promozione league is considered the sixth strongest in the country.
“I can confirm that Etien Velikonja will play for our club next season. We have already agreed with him, although we did not expect to reveal his arrival until 7. August, when the team will start its preparations,“, Goran Kocman, President of Kras, told Primorske novosti.
This text was automatically translated using AI.