Moroccan International Mohamed Onajem makes apology to Zamalek fans over slow start

Zamalek forward Mohamed Onajem has apologized to Zamalek fans for his slow start to life with the White-Knights.

Onajem was arguably one of the best Zamalek performers before the season was finally suspended due the latest disease pandemic the world is fighting.

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After four periods with Wydad Athletic Club Casablanca, Onajem, 28, joined Zamalek at the start of this season when his later days performances at Casablanca forced the White-Knights made a move for the winger.

The winger struggled during his early life at Cairo but has eventually walked in as a regular man under Patrice Carteron, seeing to it that Zamalek lifted the 2020 CAF Sup Cup, Egyptian Super Cup and reach the semifinals of this year’s CAF Champions League.

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The 28-year old has apologized to Zamalek fans for his poor start of life at Zamalek during an interview with Zamalek Channel.

“I apologize to the fans for my appearance at a modest level in the beginning of my career with the team,” Onajem told club’s channel.

“But after I adapted to the team, I presented a good level, especially in the presence of the fans,” he added.

“I spent a short time in Zamalek, but my relationship is strong with all players. All of them are my friends, and we always communicate during these days.”

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The winger played a big part in Zamalek’s triumph over Esperance de Tunis in the quarter finals of the Champions League, drawing the Egyptian outfits on level four minutes after Abdelraouf Benguit had given Esperance a deserving lead in the first leg tie at the Cairo Stadium.

The 28-year-old has went on to participate 22 times, netted 3 and assisted 4 time this season for Zamalek. Ounajem started his career at local side Ittihad Errachidia, before signing with Chabab Atlas Khénifra.

In January 2016, Ounajem signed a pre-contract with Wydad Casablanca for 5 years. He stayed with C.A.K. for the rest of the season.

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