Do you know Jona?
Jona is the third top scorer in the Liga Adelante with nine goals. The Malaga footballer, of Honduran nationality, is responsible for Real Jaén enjoying a comfortable position on the table. Besides, He is one of the best players from his country who will play the World Cup in Brazil 2014.
Jonathan Mejia Ruiz, better known as "Jona" was born in Malaga a 7 July 1989. He was a player in the quarry of Deportivo de la Coruña where he debuted in 2010 as a professional. After a journey that led him to play in several teams, like Zamora and Ourense, signed in January 2013 for Granada CF, who loaned him to Vitória Guimarães to play for this Portuguese league team's subsidiary until the end of the season. In the preseason last summer, Granada CF reaches an agreement with Real Jaén CF for the loan of Jona until the end of the season. An agreement that is undoubtedly benefiting the Jaén team.
Although as Jona has stated in various media, the objective of Real Jaén is permanence, Thanks in part to the performance of the Spanish-Honduran, the Jaén team was the best team of the month of October in the Liga Adelante. And it is that Jona is being one of the sensations of the championship with his nine goals in 15 parties, none of them from the penalty spot. Top scorers in the Silver Division, Borja Viguera and Stefan Šexepicsex they have scored eleven targets (IF YOU WANT TO READ IT, CLICK HERE ), but the Alavés player has thrown two maximum penalties, while the Serbian has scored three goals since the 11 metros.
Jona is a fast moving center forward, very intuitive and with a great header. He is a player who facilitates the work of his teammates with unchecks, in addition to being a real headache for rival defenses.
His father is Honduran and his mother is Spanish, Jona has fulfilled his dream of playing for Honduras, making debut 2 June 2013 in a friendly against the national team of Israel. Honduras has qualified for the World Cup in Brazil 2014. If Jonathan Mejía follows this progression, do not doubt that he will be the starting striker of the “Bicolor”. Luis Fernando Suarez has his plans for Jona.
For your part, Granada has a forward for the future, paid the Ourense the ridiculous figure of 20.000 euros. Definitely, a great investment for the team led by Quique Pina. Grenadian fans can be reassured by the lack of a goal this year, his first signing for the following season will be Jona, but so far, It is the fans of Real Jaén that enjoy the Honduran international.
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