Getting ready his squad for subsequent 12 months’s AFC Asian Cup, Indian girls’s soccer staff coach Thomas Dennerby on Monday stated his gamers have tried to enhance on all facets of the sport.
Dennerby was talking a day after his staff blanked hosts Bahrain 5-0 in a world pleasant match right here.
“We now have tried to enhance on all facets. Proper from their food plan, their health regimes, and every little thing that comes with it. There was a marked enchancment in health stage, which signifies that they’re mentally robust on the pitch as properly,” he stated.
“This helps them make higher choices at essential factors within the sport. If you’re drained, you make unhealthy choices. A superb health stage lets you hold your mind sharper.”
“We now have made big progress throughout this tour. We now have conceded only a few probabilities, and it’s a optimistic that we now have a powerful defensive construction,” the coach said.
“The staff has additionally been performing properly on the attacking finish of the pitch. We now have scored 4 objectives in opposition to the UAE, and 5 in opposition to Bahrain.”
These pleasant matches are a part of the Indian staff’s preparations for the AFC Ladies’s Asian Cup, which it’s going to host in January-February subsequent 12 months.
Dennerby added, “We had been disenchanted to not rating in opposition to Tunisia, and it reveals that we have to enhance our effectivity in entrance of aim. We additionally must have a a lot better presentation in essential phases of the sport.”
Dennerby has expertise of over 30 years in teaching a number of nationwide squads with a lot success.
He had guided Sweden’s girls’s nationwide staff to a Third-place end within the FIFA World Cup in 2011, and a quarter-final spot within the 2012 London Olympics.
He additionally served as the top coach of the Nigerian girls’s nationwide staff whereby he coached the Tremendous Falcons to the 2019 FIFA girls’s World Cup. He additionally helped the Nigerian girls to win the AWCON Award 2018, andwas awarded the 2018 Coach of the 12 months in Nigeria.
Talking about his present staff, he stated, “The angle of the ladies has been good. The ladies perceive they’re good footballers. This helps them construct their self-confidence. They need to work arduous in no matter they do — be it within the health club, on the sphere, or anyplace else.”
The Indian girls subsequent face Chinese language Taipei on October 13.