Friday, 12 June 2020 15:02

Jennings Franciskovic: Transfer to PGE Skra is a big highlight of my career

Jennings Franciskovic: Transfer to PGE Skra is a big highlight of my career

- I am the type of player that likes to win. It doesn't matter if I play or not, as long as our team is having results that's all that matters to me - says Jennings Franciskovic, the new setter of PGE Skra Bełchatów.

What does the transfer to PGE Skra mean to you as a player?
Jennings Franciskovic: - This transfer to PGE Skra is a big highlight in my career. I am excited for the opportunity to play in another great European league and especially such an accomplished club.

What kind of player are you?
- I am the type of player that likes to win. It doesn't matter if I play or not, as long as our team is having results that's all that matters to me. Additionally, I am not the loudest player, but I try and enjoy every moment on the court.

Setter is one of the most important positions on the pitch. Are you person who likes to take responsibility for the play?
- I definitely enjoy being the setter. I like the strategy that comes with playing that positions so I like the freedom of just playing. It is difficult for me to play otherwise.

Do you know Grzegorz Łomacz, the other setter of PGE Skra?
- I don't know him personally, but I have obviously seen him compete with his national team. I think that you can learn from everyone that you play with so I am excited to meet him, grow, and compete.

And other players of PGE Skra?
- I don't know much about the other players on the team. I have heard about Taylor Sander signing so I am excited to have another American. But looking at the oyster and the experience we have a great team for this season.

How is Jennings Franciskovic as a private person?
- I think I am naturally a more reserved person until you get to know me. I am very competitive on the court, but more easy going off the court. I enjoy nature and play the guitar.

You played in many beautiful places: Hawaii, Verona, Modena... Which of these you liked the most?
- Hawaii is my favorite. It literally is paradise, so going to school and playing there was a dream. I spent the most time there so it definitely feels like a second home for me.

And do you know anything about Poland?
- I don't know much about Poland other than what I've been told by friends from there - I mean Bartek Bednorz and Bartłomiej Kluth. They told me it is very cold but an amazing place for the sport of volleyball.

And what about the PGE Skra? Do you know any history of our club?
- I've heard of the club and the history of winning. Of the few clubs I have heard of, I've heard the best about PGE Skra!

I suppose you can't wait for the first training with your new team?
- With everything that has been going on in the world with the pandemic, I think it's time to start to touch the ball again! It has been way too long!

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