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Al Jazira Continues to Prepare for the New Season

On the branch pitch on Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium, Al Jazira Football Team has continues the preparations for the new season 2013 – 2014 with a training session held on Saturday 27th of July, leaded by the Spanish manager Luis Milla and his staff, and with the full team list, except Ricardo Oliviera who will join the team this week.
Attended the training session His Highness Mohamed bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the chairman of Al Jazira Football Company and the company board member, and the team fans.
After finishing their warm-ups on the gymnasium, the staff and players went to the pitch, where they have been divided into three groups including the goalkeepers, all the groups worked on some defensive and offensive tactics.
In the second part of the training, the groups trained on the final third of the pitch on quick passing; head coach Milla and his assistants kept stopping the training to correct the mistakes and direct the players.
The coach finalized the session with a short lecture for the players and then they did the usual fitness training to the stretch their muscle.
Nutrition Lecture for the players
After the training session Dr. Amjed Hasan the lecturer in Al Emarat University and the nutritionist in Al Jazira medical staff, spoke to Al Jazira Media Center about the lecture who gave to the players today about the scientific nutrition in Ramadan.
Dr Amjed said that they showed the players the results of their weight, muscles and the fat ratios on their bodies, he confirmed that the results was in the normal range for a football player in his preparations period, and it will reach its ideal range before the first matches in the new season.
Also Dr. Amjed added that he explained to the players what their meals on Ramadan Iftar should contain, and they should compensate the loss of liquids, sugar, carbohydrates and proteins in their bodies.
At the end Dr. Amjed confirmed that all the players will be under continues monitoring during the season and they will be tested periodically to keep them at their best conditions.