“J.I’m a little stressed, this is my first interview. Jocelyn Janneh He acted shy but he didn’t need to blush Midfielders from Annecy or Rodez established twice recently Regis BrouardHe wondered what the person he protected would eventually give in the meadow.
One thing is for sure: Match against Annecy left a lasting impression on their minds Bastia supportersIt was all a pleasant surprise. young man’s performancecountless rescued e balloons that night.
A surprising match staff related to sportsHe trusts his players, especially the coach who maintains a father-son relationship with the midfielder. “Two jobs in a row and he already has the right to write articles in the newspaper?”he asked, somewhat quizzically, at the end of yesterday morning’s session.
Born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Jocelyn Janneh immigrated to Guinea with her family at a very early age. The player was spotted on the streets of Conakry by coaches who integrated him into the Atouga Foot academy. “Obviously there is no junior championship in Guinea. recalls the midfielder. “To join a professional club, you have to go through these training centres.” The academy opened the doors of professionalism to him, and at the age of 16 he went to Morocco alone. He was quickly spotted by Turkish club Kayserispor, who will beat Sporting in January 2022.
Even if his adventure in Turkey is very short (only one match in the Super League, first league, editor’s note), the boy is gaining maturity and will officially join SCB in July 2022. Whereas last season he hardly played (5 matches in all competitions) due to the dynamics of the Club as it was very good, this year he has already appeared in eight matches, including three starts. As a right-back for Grenoble, he played in the middle twice, against Annecy and finally Rodez.
Advice from “adults”
While Sporting suffered four consecutive defeats, they found themselves in a difficult situation at home against Hauts-Savoyards. Far from disrupting the stability, he will have a great match. “I stopped counting the number of balls I collected, he explains with a smile. It was an incredible moment. This was done in the following mode: ‘Jocelyn, you’re going to start the match, get out of the way now!'”
The boy was doing well for now, and his family in Guinea didn’t miss a beat thanks to the internet. “They don’t have Amazon, but they follow the matches thanks to Jean Pruneta’s comments! After every match, I get a message from my mother asking me many questions. Why didn’t you do this? Why didn’t you do this?” Didn’t you do this? Why couldn’t you score? They were my first supporters.” Now he has confidently become an important part of the team and has always been called into the group since day one. He’s a rotation player who could be more than that. In the meantime, he can rely on their advice. “big”Like Tom Ducrocq or Christophe Vincent, in his own words, and of course like Régis Brouard, who does not hesitate to stand behind his player.
“He yells at me often, but I know it’s to help me improve.”
Focused on the Guingamp reception this Saturday, like the whole group, the young man has clear ideas: “We must win, we must get the 3 points, nothing more, nothing less.”. Starter or substitute, it doesn’t matter; he is enjoying his playing time having gone through many ordeals to get there. Repeated praise of patience and effort.