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U20 back in camp in Ba

Arin Kumar
Monday, December 16, 2013

NATIONAL coach Juan Carlos Buzzetti and national under-20 coach Ravinesh Kumar will name 30 players this week to prepare for the World Cup qualification in May next year.

A total of 31 players from Viti Levu and five from Vanua Levu joined camp last night at the Football Academy in Ba.

Buzzetti said the camp would be the last selection camp and would demand a lot from the players.

"This will be the last selection camp before the squad return in January with the last 30 players selected during this week in preparation for the Super Premier League and the World Cup Qualification in May," he said.

"The players will work 3 times per day, 5.30am early morning fitness, 11am Technique, skills and drills, and 4.30pm Football, tactics, systems, etc.

"They also are involved in theory sessions and discussions. We have two meetings every day and individual meetings with players.

"Documentation will be a very important part in this camp, as well of preparation of program for the next four months."

He said they would concentrate on team work and individual development during the camp.

"Our camps are of high intensity required at this level, develop and team work is a priority, but individuals made the team and the more important is to develop the individual ability and technique and understand of individual duties and team duties.

"We must remember that this is a camp only for a week that we only working in certain aspects of the individual and team work, once they came for a lengthy camp then the program is complete different as we have the opportunity to work with the players on daily basis."