Leonardo Menjivar, player of the Alajuelense Sports League
There is no doubt that the signing of Leo Menjivar with Alajuelense has raised high expectations. The Salvadoran talent caught the eye of Andres Karevic during the Gold Cup and, after difficult negotiations with Chalatenango, prior to the tests carried out by “Machito” at the CAR (High Performance Center), the club acquired his services. I was employed for a year and a half. .
But the coaching staff has been taking it piece by piece. He only added his first minutes on Wednesday against Cartagines on day nine of the 2023 Apertura tournament. He won 2-0. He came on in the 85th minute in place of Carlos Mora and showed his quality.. Although the league was struggling with the ouster of Johan Venegas and needed to focus primarily on Brando. He played 82 minutes in the 2-0 win against Puntarenas.
“We already know its characteristics and what it brings to us. We were on vacation after the El Salvador tournament. It’s a matter of working on our methodology. Leo has received a lot of attention from all his teammates. He has the support. He has to work hard, as he has done so far to earn his position, ”said Keavich after the match.
Menjivar has already played more than 12 minutes in Costa Rica’s Liga Deportiva Alajuelense, which currently leads the Tico League ahead of Saprissa.