The last 10 minutes of the match against Jaguares de Córdoba were special for Miguel Monsalve, it was the moment of his debut on the field and of completing a cycle that began from the Independiente Medellín Soccer School until he reached the professional team. Although his team drew 1-1, the 16-year-old midfielder was motivated and expectant to continue adding minutes and contributing his talent, good football and goals to the powerful team of his entire life.
“I was very anxious for my debut, now that I have fulfilled it I am very happy, but I have to contribute a lot to the group in terms of football, in human terms and contributing in goals and assists. Growing day by day in sports and personally. I had a great opportunity to score, it was my dream debut. But hey, I’m calm, motivated with a lot of desire to score goals and contribute to the team ”, he highlighted.
Regarding how the squad finds itself facing the games that remain in the free-for-all phase, Monsalve indicated that “the group is very united despite the draw with Jaguares, in this new match we have the opportunity to vindicate ourselves and look for a win against Pasto. We are raising the level and in these last games we will try to fight to enter the group of eight ”.
Regarding the work of the coaching staff in the team, Miguel explained that “the ‘teacher’ (Javier Álvarez) works in a good way, we try to hold the ball, against Jaguares we were very strong in that part, but we must be more effective and hopefully we can show it in the next game. “
Finally, the skilled midfielder referred to the volcanic team, the powerful’s next rival. “Pasto is very good in the table, but we are Medellín and we are confident that we can get a victory that will allow us to return better positioned in the table and closer to eight”.
Juan Camilo Alvarez Serrano
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