Structure: The camp atmosphere is positive
Al-Abyad is training in the rain in Serbia ... and Pinto plans to fight two friendlies
Part of the national team's training in the Serbia camp. From the source
The first national football team continues its daily training series at its current camp in Serbia, in preparation for the joint qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup finals.
A press release from the Football Association said yesterday: “(Al-Abyad) is performing his training under the leadership of Colombian Jorge Luis Pinto, and his auxiliary apparatus, at the main training ground of the Sports Center of the Serbian Football Association, which includes multiple facilities, including more than a stadium and a major gymnasium. The latest equipment for exercises, swimming pool, and other facilities ».
During the first days of the outdoor camp, the technical staff is keen to complete the physical preparation program for the players, which it had started in Al Ain camp, through daily exercises and performing a fitness test for the players using advanced fitness meters.
The statement read: “Yesterday's (Al-Abyad) training witnessed heavy rain, but this did not prevent the players from performing their training with all seriousness, vitality and vigor, and a great desire to take advantage of the camp period and get out of it with maximum benefit, especially as it shortly precedes the start of the football season. ».
The national team’s administrative apparatus, in coordination with the technical staff, is currently arranging two friendlies with Serbian clubs, with the aim of experimenting with players and standing on their levels, technical and physical readiness, and the extent of their understanding of the way and style of play that Bento follows during the matches.
In turn, the medical staff of Al-Abyad exerts great efforts in following up the health status of some players, who are training individually, as a result of not being fully prepared, and going through a health program, in preparation for returning and participating in group exercises in the coming days.
For his part, the right-back in the ranks of the national team and Al-Ahly Youth Club, Abdulaziz Haykal, confirmed that the atmosphere of the Serbia camp is going very positively, and all his fellow players are committed to the program, which was set by the technical staff, and they perform the exercises with high morale.
Haykal said: “Although we perform remote exercises during the stoppage of football activity, the group exercises are completely different, so we faced some challenges during the first days of the internal gathering, including the high temperature and humidity, and we were able to overcome these challenges thanks to the cooperation of the two devices. Technical and medical with the players ».
Haykal expressed his happiness to return to the ranks of "Al-Abyad" after a period of absence, indicating that he will do his utmost to always present the best, and contribute with his colleagues to appear at a positive level during the matches, and to achieve victory in order to reach the goals set, and compensate for the results obtained during the period. Past.
Eduardo Nino admires the level of the "white" guards
The coach of the Colombian guards, Eduardo Nino, expressed his admiration for the level of the "white" guards: Khaled Issa, Ali Khasif, Muhammad Al Shamsi, and Khaled Al Senani, noting that these guards possess high technical capabilities, strong physical structure, and quick reaction.
Nino said: "He feels happy during the training sessions, given the great competition between the four goalkeepers, who perform the exercises beautifully, which makes him comfortable in the (white) lair in the official matches."
The coach of the national guards stated that “he was keen during the last period to follow the performance of the guards, through video tapes, and was impressed by what Ali Khasif had presented with Al-Jazira club, and Khaled Issa with Al-Ain club in the 2017 and 2018 FIFA Club World Cup tournaments when he was able to defend his goal with courage in front of clubs A strong force that includes distinguished attackers, such as Real Madrid and River Plate, as is the case for Mohammed Al Shamsi, who has starred with Al Wahda Club and the Olympic team, and Khaled Al Senani has been with Al Dhafra in local competitions.
It is worth noting that Nino is a former Colombian international goalkeeper and he was with his country in the official list that participated in the World Cup in Italy 90, and he was sitting on the bench in our team's match against Colombia, and he has a distinguished training experience with his country for four years, where he was in the World Cup in Brazil 2014, and the World Cup Russia 2018, as well as working in a number of Colombian clubs.
• The medical staff monitors the health status of some players, who train individually.
• The sports center, in which the national team trains, includes more than one playground, the latest equipment and a swimming pool.