French gunner Jean-David Beauguel decided to end his work in Victoria Pilsen after the past season. Now he knows the address of his new place of work, he will wear a red and white jersey in it.
Last year, he scored nineteen league goals for the Victoria in Pilsen. The best scorer of the competition significantly helped the West Bohemians to the championship title. Nevertheless, the French forward said goodbye to Pilsen and, after the end of the contract, set out to meet the new engagement. “I have been in the Czech Republic for eight years and I need a new challenge“A former player from Prague’s Dukla or Fastava Zlín admitted to iDnes.cz in May.
„It’s been the best years for me, but I feel it’s time for something fresh. I want to get out of my comfort zone and experience new adventures. My manager persuaded me to go to France, but I don’t want to go there. I want something new. That is the main reason. I want to travel and experience new adventures, “Added Beauguel, who was also interested in the Czech top. There was speculation about the lure of both Prague “S”, but the Frenchman longed for a new impulse outside the Czechia and his home country.
The native of Strasbourg, who previously wore the jersey of the Toulouse Reserve, the Tunisian ES Tunis or the Dutch RKC Waalwijk, ended his career in the Czech Republic with respectable statistics of 66 goals and 19 assists in 194 league matches. In addition to the league title, he also celebrated winning the Zlín Cup in five years ago.
He will not be the only European
Now the 30-year-old attacker has signed annual contract with Saudi Arabian newcomer Al-Wahd. The club from Mecca, which last year finished third in the local second league and advanced to the elite. In addition, he has a large budget and Beauguel can at least partially secure himself. Moreover, he will not be the only European or Frenchman in the club, which is led by Bosnian strategist Bruno Akrapović.
The two-time winner of the Royal Cup will also be French midfielder Karim Yoda, a pupil of the Barcelona Academy and former Spanish youth representative Alberto Botía or Australian representative Dimitri Petratos. In addition, the club was strengthened a few days ago by the long-standing Moroccan national team member Munir Mohamedi, who previously worked in Malaga, Numancia or Hatayspor.