Uk news Celtic on alert as 'world's fastest player' key to Sarajevo's Euro shock bid MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - The Hoops travel to Bosnia for a rematch with FK Sarajevo on Thursday.
Breaking News ! Premiership champions Celtic are set for a speed test against Sarajevo running man Matthias Fanimo, who clocked a time that rocketed him into the top ten of fastest footballers The Hoops travel to Bosnia for a rematch with FK Sarajevo, who they comfortably eliminated last season. This time, however, it will be a one-off play-off in the Europa League. And they will face former West Ham right winger Matthias Fanimo, who is regarded as one of the fastest players on the planet. Fanimo was clocked at a speed of 34.36 kph - 21.35 mph - during their third qualifying round win against Budocnost Podgorica last week.
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And Fanimo's speed last week would put him into the top ten of fastest speeds ever produced - just behind the likes of Inaki Williams of Athletic Bilbao, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Karim Bellarabi, Leroy Sane and Mohamed Salah. Six years ago, Fanimo was dubbed the world's fastest player when he recorded a top speed of 9.8 metres per second while wearing a GPS tracking system at West Ham. But he never fulfilled his initial promise and after leaving the Hammers, had spells with Tranmere Rovers and Margate before moving to clubs in Slovenia and Bosnia.
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