Surprising news comes from the PlusLiga club. One of the leading players terminated his contract with GKS Katowice and joined their league rival. The recipient received the opportunity of a lifetime.
A few days ago, journalists of “Przegląd Sportowy” Onet informed that Grupa Azoty ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle, plagued by injuries, will soon sign a new player. Their choice was to fall on Jakub Szymański, who had been playing for GKS Katowice since 2019, with a short break for a short loan to AL Ain from the United Arab Emirates.
The volleyball player terminated his contract with the club
These reports have been confirmed. His current club informed that the player had parted ways with the team. “We would like to inform you that at the request of the player, the contract of the player Jakub Szymański with GKS Katowice was terminated,” we read in the statement.
“The club will soon inform about decisions related to the transfer activities undertaken. »Gelu«, thank you for everything you have done for GieKSa and we wish you good luck in your further sports career! – wrote GKS Katowice in a farewell entry.
In turn, Grupa Azoty ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle announced in an official announcement that Jakub Szymański had joined the team. – On behalf of the ZAKSA SA club and the Grupa Azoty ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle team, I would like to thank the Management Board of GKS Katowice for their support in the current situation and enabling Jakub Szymański to develop. in our club. We are glad that in this difficult moment for us, another player decided to join our team. I am convinced that Jakub will fit in well in the team and I believe that he will take advantage of this opportunity and will be another example of a player who will reach a higher level in volleyball in Kędzierzyn-Koźle – emphasized Piotr Szpaczek, President of ZAKSA SA.
Jakub Szymański didn’t hesitate for a long time
In the club’s media, the volleyball player admitted that he had not thought about this decision for a long time. – There was certainly little time to think about the current situation, I had a few days to make a decision. Yes, to tell you the truth, the decision itself was made quite quickly and talks began with the Management Board of my current club – he said.
– I would like to express my thanks to both the Management Board of GKS Katowice and the coaching staff. Thank you for enabling me to make this change, focusing on my development and giving me a chance to take this next step in my career. I am very grateful for these four seasons together and the help I always received there, he concluded.
In the past, the receiver was a player of MKS MOS Warszawa, SMS PZPS Spała and Buskowianka Kielce. He was born on March 25, 1998 and is 200 cm tall and weighs 82 kg. In the 2022/23 campaign alone, in the colors of GKS Katowice, he scored 372 points in 100 sets played.