The Colombian Genk army has already played their first game together. John Lucumí and Carlos Cuesta received their new partner, the ex-National Athletic Daniel Muñoz, in the friendly game against Lens, which ended up winning the French team 3-2 after two games.
In dialogue with the official channel of the blue team, Muñoz expressed his joy at being able to wear the shirt and face this new challenge in Europe, after being one of the figures of Colombian soccer in the last two years. The Amalfi-born was a starter playing as a midfielder, accompanied by Lucumí and Cuesta in defense, while Wuilker Fariñez was not on the red and yellow side, as he continues to train to recover the rhythm of competition.
Muñoz took longer than desired to travel to the Old Continent, but after managing to do so and complying with the rigorous quarantine, he was able to join the team’s work: “It was a long wait, but I think it will be worth all the sacrifice. It was really months of anguish, of not being able to go out to work as I like. I am thankful that I can already be here. I think I already have the opportunity to show why they brought me. I hope to meet the expectations of the coaching staff and always give my best “.
From his time in the Antioquia green, he expressed that “In Nacional I always gave everything for the club, for the people, for my city. That is the best honor. He always came out with the ambition to win and give important things to the team, unfortunately they didn’t happen”.
“I come here to Genk with a great purpose, both personal and group, because I think that’s what they brought me for, to contribute, to learn, to correct. I think I’m a player who doesn’t save me a drop of sweat. In every training session, Every game, you can expect me to always deliver everything. Regardless of what happens, that is, whatever, I will always give my best and a little more “declared the also a man of process in the Colombian Selection about what he expects from this debut season.
Finally, Muñoz had words for the fans who will be his company in Belgian football from now on: “Send them a very special greeting first. I am really very anxious to debut with that shirt, in this city. I know that she is a fan who always encourages, who always supports. They have told me very well about all the Genk fans. To tell them that from me they can always wait for me to give myself the maximum and that I will never save a drop of sweat. I also hope I can meet their expectations as fans “.