Before leaving for Georgia with the U-17 Estonian national team, Matthias Käit, 16-year-old striker who moved to Fulham Academy in the summer, had the chance to talk to FC Levadia’s website, the club he left in July.
He revealed that he managed to be invited to training with the first team. Coached by Kit Symons (caretaker who replaced Magath), Fulham are currently in the Championship and 5 points clear of Zenjov’s Blackpool.
‘The invitation was unexpected’ confessed the 1998-born centre forward to the his former club’s website ‘however it was a nice surprise.’ He admitted to be quite nervous before the training session however he is confident he managed well.
According to his recount, he had no issue with passing skills and pace, however he admitted he has still to improve the physical part. Something he cannot be compared with professional footballers for.
Symons was happy with his display and the first team players were quite friendly ‘I felt well in their company’ admitted the young striker.
Käit hopes to have further invitations once he will be back from Georgia, however, he is not in a hurry for a first team call-up. ‘Let’s move step by step, for sure this day will come,’ concluded optimistically.
Mattias Käit and the U-17 will take on hosts Georgia, Poland and Liechtenstein for the UEFA European U-17 qualifiers (Group 2).
The U-17 coach, German Lars Hopp, has identified reaching 4 points as an ideal objective.
Estonia will have the following calendar:
Sunday the 26th of October – 11:00 CET Poland vs. Estonia
Tuesday the 28th of October – 13:00 CET Estonia vs. Georgia
Friday the 31st of October – 13:00 CET Liechtenstein vs. Estonia