Theo Bongonda With five goals and four assists, had a good first half of the season with Zulte Waregem. But it is especially these last weeks that it has increase the level of his game.

With his five-star performance against Bruges: Theo Bongonda is back at his best. In the last six games, he scored four goals and three assists. And it is no coincidence that his return to the highest level coincides with the gradual rise of Zulte Waregem in the Pro League standings.


However, Bongonda’s start of the season was not as good and Francky Dury has no trouble recognizing it. “Did I had more work with Theo than with other players? Whitout a doubt! Yes. But Theo knows that all we do with him in Zulte Waregem is to help him progress, “insists the Essevee coach.

The road is long
Even if it means making radical decisions. “Did you know that his number ten was removed for a while? You have to look at it like a child who has come home with a school report of four out of ten and is deprived of TV by his father, “smiles Dury.

“That’s how we see things with Theo. I told him what we all see in him. And now, work pays. When he arrived here, almost a year ago, he was on a down. Physically and mentally. The road to the top level is long, and he understood it well. “

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