south african teenage sensation nemeth signs maiden deal with genk

16:28    22 Nov 2018

Belgian Pro League side KRC Genk has announced that South African teenager Andras Nemeth has signed his first professional contract.

The 16-year-old player, who was born in Cape Town, South Africa, is a highly-rated striker.

Current Pro League log leaders Genk have since handed Nemeth a contract which the Hungary youth international signed.

A club statement read (translated from Dutch): "KRC Genk is proud to announce that 16-year-old Andras Nemeth signed his first contract with KRC Genk last night."

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"The young Hungarian made the switch from Hasselt to the Jos Vaessen Talent Academy two years ago."

"Andras has a lot of scoring ability with his 1.82m and is technically well supported. He is also youth international with Hungary."

"There was a lot of foreign interest for Andras, the club is therefore pleased that he chooses the project at Genk."

"Good luck Andras!."

Nemeth is still eligible to play for South Africa's Bafana Bafana.
 

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