FC Girondins de Bordeaux manager David Guion praised Super Eagles striker Josh Maja for his goal-scoring instincts.

The Nigerian forward is the top scorer for Bordeaux and Ligue 2 with 10 goals and three assists in 18 games in the 2022/13 season.

Commenting on Maja’s fine finish in the 2-1 loss to Rennes in the Coupe de France, Guion highlighted how the 24-year-old initiated the movement that led to the goal and was ready to expertly finish off with her foot. left.

“We worked a lot on our offensive animation during the winter break. Josh Maja is an important part of our game,” Guion said at a pre-game press conference.

“We also discussed a lot with him so that he is much more present, more dangerous also in the penalty area.

“Also, I liked his goal on Saturday because he is the creator and the finisher. So, I think that role shows his qualities.

“Personally, I like it. when you play deep players next to them, or on the wings, it doesn’t matter. He played very well. “In any case, when he has the ball at his feet, you need movement, verticality because behind him he can put the balls however he wants.”

Bordeaux are second in the league table with 32 points from 18 games, seven points behind Le Havre.

In the battle for a place in Ligue 1, Bordeaux host Amiens SC on Friday at the Matmut Atlantique.

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