Lendava in shock after serious injury to junior captain: match suspended for half an hour, Kaj Plej will be sidelined for months
Source of photo: NK Nafta
Rudar and Rudar competed in the Eon NextGen Youth League in Velenje on Sunday
. The guests from Lendava celebrated a big win – it ended 3:0 for the Prekmurje team. But they returned home to the satisfaction of the results. The reason? Serious injury to their captain. Kai Plej suffered a serious ankle injury midway through the second half and will be sidelined for an extended period.
19-year-old Kaj Plej, who has also already played 17 matches in the
, was injured in one of the attacking actions and the match in Velenje was suspended for half an hour due to his injury.
“Tactically, we played a great game and deservedly beat our opponents. The black mark of the victory is a serious injury to player Kai Plejo, for whom we wish a speedy recovery. We are confident that he will return even stronger after his injury,” said Gregor Bunc, coach of the Nafta youth team, after the match in Velenje.
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