Lens: Leca supports Wahi – Football

Difficult for his debut at RC Lens, Élye Wahi (20 years old, 9 matches and 1 goal in L1 with Lens this season) is not spared from the criticism. His teammate Adrien Thomasson had not been kind to the young striker (see the brief from Monday 13/11). Los Openda’s successor still has support in the locker room, notably thanks to replacement goalkeeper Jean-Louis Leca (38 years old).

“Last season, when Los was not doing well, I spent time with him as I do today with Elye Wahi, telling the Lensois goalkeeper La Voix du Nord. They have this goalscoring instinct, to want to score and when they don’t score, they think they had a bad match. It’s up to us to reassure them. »

“I gave Elye speeches where I told him that it had to be decided, but decided, you can save a ball on the line of Brice (Samba), make a race which will open a breach so that “On the other hand, it is right to make the decision, to take the 90th minute for the center of the road,” said Leca, understanding with the summer recruit.