Adam Ounas, quickly to be 26, hopes to return to the beginning lineup of LOSC, towards Rennes, this Sunday (5:05 p.m.). After an advanced expertise in Italy, the Algerian worldwide has come to relaunch his profession within the North of France.
At 11, he’s already panicking recruiters
On the Capbreton match in June 2008, the FC Excursions U12s stood out with a 3rd place. Two gamers notably appeal to the eye of the various recruiters current on web site: Abdou Diallo (now in Leipzig) and Adam Ounas. ” We had a really well-known technology within the sector as a result of we had been taking part in collectively because the U6s or U7s.
“She traumatized some, youngsters”, somebody near me informed me this week », Says the LOSC winger all smiles.
On the finish of that season, the 2 associates will spend internships in Rennes, Nantes and Monaco. ” The Monegasque recruiters had immediately retrieved the contact particulars of our mother and father as a result of the leaders of Excursions tore up the letters from the golf equipment asking us for internships. Monaco despatched us the airplane tickets however once we got here again from trip, it was identified. For a month, we educated aside, working across the pitch. A layoff like the massive ones, however we have been solely 11 years previous… »
Willy Sagnol launches him in Ligue 1 earlier than his nineteenth birthday
FC Excursions, a yr at IFR Châteauroux, then Ballan, Adam Ounas will catch the attention of the Girondins de Bordeaux. ” Throughout a match with the perfect younger gamers of the season, I’m doubly outclassed. My group wins 2-1 and I rating each targets “, he remembers. Yannick Stopyra and the agent Samuel Zambelli invite him for per week of coaching in Gironde. After two days, Patrick Battiston validates his check. At 15 and a half, Ounas left his native area. Three years later, at the start of October 2015, his future modified. On a Wednesday night of the Champions League, an SMS arrives. ” Chantôme is injured. Tomorrow, you do not have class, you prepare with the professionals », is it written.
Happy along with his Thursday session, Willy Sagnol, the Bordeaux coach, retains him within the group which leaves for Brittany. ” As there are two hours by street between Excursions and Lorient, my entire household was current on the stadium “, remembers the Algerian worldwide. ” We misplaced 3-1 on the hour mark. They requested me to heat up. I return to the 72nd and I rating within the 89th with a header, once I was 1.68m on the time. “Historical past is on the best way with one other aim synonymous with victory, three weeks later, towards Troyes.
On July 19, 2019, his first and solely title
The one line of his file, the African Cup of Nations, was written in the summertime of 2019 with the Algerian choice. Scorer 3 times through the first section, the striker didn’t tremble through the penalty shootout towards Côte d’Ivoire. Within the last, the Fennecs dominate Senegal for a second time. ” It is an distinctive second as a result of our supporters have been ready for this for 29 years. We have been ready like by no means earlier than with an internship below 40 levels in Qatar. The group was united “, insists Ounas. ” The ambiance is grandiose on our return. It took us six hours by bus to cowl the 20 kilometers between the airport and the town middle. There have been 4 million folks ready for us. Some have been dancing on the freeway… »
Consciousness upon arrival in Crotone
Transferred to Naples in the summertime of 2017, Adam Ounas’ profession just isn’t as profitable within the membership. He rapidly seemed for a means out however needed to accept successive loans to Good, Cagliari and Crotone. When he arrives in January 2021, in Calabria, it is a shock. ” Once I found the town, the gamers, the extent of the group, I had an consciousness. In Crotone, my spouse requested me to get up “, he says. The striker will shine with 4 targets and 4 assists in 5 months.
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Marseille involves the knowledge, Paolo Maldini exchanges with him, in video, to convey him to AC Milan, however Napoli are demanding 25 million euros. He should wait one other yr earlier than leaving. ” Wanting again, I by no means signed in Naples “, now assures the Franco-Algerian. ” Both I do a 3rd season in Bordeaux, or I signal with AS Roma who additionally needed me after the departure of Mohamed Salah for Liverpool. Profession decisions are vital. I made a nasty one and Crotone opened my eyes. At the moment, with my household, we’re comfortable to have returned to France and to Lille. »