Slavia’s first team will spend opening 10 days of their winter break in Marbella, Southern Spain, in the same place where our players prepared for their successful European campaign last year . The club is 81 currently ranked with their all-time highest ranking at 54 according to , clubworldranking.com .
According to the team’s official website, the first team was joined by midfielder Oscar Dorley. The 21-year old Liberian player signed his contract with Slavia half a year ago but spent the first half of the season on loan to his former club Slovan Liberec. The young Liberian international current price tag on-www.transfermarkt.com stands at 1.30 million Euros but can negotiate for a higher price, making him one of the most expensive Liberian player currently playing his football in Europe. He missed his side match with Barcelona FC last year ,October 2019 ,when Slavia loss 2:1 to Barcelona .
His inclusion to the squad this season will bring the number of Africans in the team to three, Ibrahim Traore from Ivory Coast, Peter Olayinka from Nigeria and himself from Liberia.
The club has a rich history and has been incredible in Europe – in UEFA Champions League and Europa League. Sports Club Slavia Prague – Football, commonly known as Slavia Prague, is a Czech professional football club in Prague. Founded in 1892, they are the second most successful club in the Czech Republic since its independence in 1993.
They play in the Czech First League, the highest competition in the Czech Republic. They play the Prague derby with Sparta Prague, an important rivalry in Czech football. Slavia has won 19 titles, several Czech cups and the Mitropa Cup in 1938. The club has won five league titles since the foundation of the Czech league in 1993. They have also reached the semi-finals of the 1995–96 UEFA Cup and qualified for the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time in their history. In 2019, Slavia qualified for the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League group stage for the second time in their history.
In addition to their men’s squad, Slavia Prague has a reserve, youth, and women’s teams.
Midfielder Jan Sýkora who spent the autumn part of the season on loan to FK Jablonec will also start winter training in Slavia.Five players from Slavia reserves and youth teams will join the first team for winter break – João Felipe, Daniel Kosek, Jakub Křišťan, Daniel Langhammer and goalkeeper Jan Sirotník.
Meanwhile, Two youth players from Bahrain together with two Bahraini coaches will join Slavia as part of our cooperation with Bahraini FA.
story by Peterking Quaye |Photo credit –https://twitter.com/slavia_eng