Under the Theme of “Challenge and Determination”.. Leko Expose Players to Special Extra Physical Exercises to Boost their Physical Fitness Levels


The Al Ain First Football Team players attended their third training session on Friday 12th July 2019 as part of the team’s home summer camp at Khalifa bin Zayed Stadium. The head coach Evan Leko along with the assistant coaching team, including Ahmad Abdullah, assistant head coach, Belgium Patrick Fredrick, head coach assistant, Belgium Matias Birdmaker, PT Coach, Romanian Dan Zadrinka, Goalkeepers Coach, British Nicolas Julian, Technical Analyst, in addition to the team’s medical staff including Dr. (MD) Jurica Rakitic, Dr. Mohsen Balhouz, Sport Medicine and Nutrition Physiology Specialist and the physiotherapists Abdul Naser Al Juhani, Bojo, Evica and the First Team Kit in charge Mohamed Nur Al Huda.

Croatia’s head coach Ivan Leko involved the team’s players in special physical exercises with the aim to boost their physical fitness levels under the theme of “Challenge and Determination”. The coach split the team into two equal groups and the looser group is subject to a penalty of doing extra training sessions.

Noteworthy, the team is scheduled to conduct their 4th training session at 07:30 p.m. on Saturday 13th July 2019 at Khalifa bin Zayed Stadium.