Onana: ‘Should not forget that Ajax last year, too bad it started

Onana: ‘Should not forget that Ajax last year, too bad it started

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Goalkeeper Andre Onana makes are not worried about that with Ajax only one of the first five official matches of the new year’s edition won. The Kameroener points on the course of last season.

“Last year under Peter Bosz, we started very bad, we should not forget,” says Onana against NUsport. “We just don’t have time and need us not to worry.”

Onana and Ajax were booked Sunday at home against FC Groningen (3-1) to its first victory of the season. It was also the first win of Marcel Emperor as a trainer of the citizens of Amsterdam.

Under the now to Borussia Dortmund left Bosz reached out Ajax last season after a poor start to the final of the Europa League. In the league ended, the people of Amsterdam just behind champion Feyenoord as the second.

“There is still much the same,” said Onana. “In the training sessions this coach sometimes things are different, but we feel very good and confident. In the competitions that we are in the final weeks did not win, we had mostly just bad luck.”

Ajax delivers trainer Emperor first victory

Ajax has a very welcome thuiszege booked on FC Groningen. In the Johan Cruijff Arena, won the team of coach Marcel Keizer deserved with 3-1.
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Striker Kasper Dolberg started on the bench, just like Lasse Schöne, and David Neres.
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Justin Kluivert if this time again from the kick-off to participate.
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Klaas-Jan Huntelaar opened in the 38th minute the score on behalf of Ajax.
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Huntelaar made his first official match since his return to the Arena with his head.
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The players of Ajax celebrate the 1-0.
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For Huntelaar, it was his first goal in the Premier league since november 9, 2008, when the 1-0 was against Sparta (5-2).
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Just after serenity lifted Hakim Ziyech the state to 2-0.
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Oussama Idrissi made a small twenty minutes before time, the aansluitingstreffer on behalf of FC Groningen.
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Substitute player Lasse Schöne made for the final chord: 3-1.

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The 21-year-old Onana does not find that the volatility of Ajax is the result of a lack of experience in the selection, in which Lasse Schöne (31) and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (33), is the only in their thirties.

“Last season we had just such a young team and when we reached the final of the Europa League. We have with Lasse and Klaas-Jan enough experience. They are important. It is good to be with them to workout, they help the young guys.”

Nevertheless, Onana like to strengthen. “A number of new players would be good, that gives the trainer more choices. Nevertheless, right now we have a good team. I don’t know if there is anything that comes with it.”

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Compared to last year, Ajax will do it without Onana’s good friend Davinson Sanchez. The Colombian defender left last Friday for a record price of at least eur 40 million to Tottenham Hotspur.

“He is a very good boy and a good friend of mine. I’m happy for him, although it is also difficult. That is true not only for me but for the club and the supporters. Davinson was very important, but sometimes you need to understand for a transfer.”

Thursday should Onana with Ajax in Trondheim placement for the group stage of the Europa League to see, to enforce against Rosenborg. The Norwegians won last week’s heenduel in Amsterdam with 0-1. Sunday is going to Ajax in the Eredivisie visit VVV-Venlo.

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