Playing in Slovenia, but cheering on Kek’s team to defeat Denmark: Ramazan Orazov can’t wait for “one of the most important games” in history
Photo: Vid Ponikvar / Sportida
Two more today and two more tomorrow, and then… national team break. After 16. Circle
Telemach First League
Matjaž Kek and his protégés will be back in the spotlight as they try to secure a place at Euro 2024 in November.
Slovenia will first host Denmark, followed by a home match against Kazakhstan. The midfielder will also wear the equipment of the latter during the national break
; Ramazan Orazov makes no secret of the fact that he will be keeping his fingers crossed for Slovenia’s defeat on Friday, when Slovenia hosts Kobenhavn.
“It was a bit funny – I transferred to Koper, knowing of course that I would be playing against Slovenia with my country. One of the most important matches for Kazakh football. This will be a very important match, probably even more important for our country than for yours. But I’m not there yet – first we have to beat San Marino and hope Slovenia loses to Denmark, then we will think about this historic match. We’ll see which team is more eager to qualify for the Euros,“, 25-year-old Ramazan Orazov, who has played 20 games for Kazakhstan, told Fans Zone.
The Almatia international, who played for Tobol before coming to Slovenia, also admitted that he really likes it in the country on the sunny side of the Alps: “Before we arrived in Slovenia, I of course looked where I was going. From the photos, Koper already looks like a very nice city. Lots of nature and Italy is close by. I like it. It’s a great place to live with a young family, and it’s important to please your wife and child. Of course, if I compare it with Kazakhstan, it’s different, a completely different climate and time zone, but I have no problem with that. I like the whole of Slovenia, too. From the nature to the people and last but not least – you can see that the people here love football, which is the most important thing for me.“
This text was automatically translated using AI.