The Danish herrelandshold in football get attached to a physical trainer with a background in storklubben FC Barcelona.
The case of the 36-year-old spaniard Ismael Camenforte Lopez, who most recently has been a physical trainer in the american MLS club New York City FC. It informs Dansk Boldspil-Union (DBU) on its website.
the national Coach Kasper Hjulmand is looking forward to get the spaniard into his staff.
- Ismael has a good background and has been employed in some interesting places, which makes him a capacity for us to download, says Kasper Hjulmand to DBU's website.
It has been crucial for the national coach to find a physical trainer who also has a great understanding of the tactical elements of fodboldspillet. It has Hjulmand found in Lopez.
- He knows to the integrated model, where it is about for the physical trainer to have the right mindset, then the physical aspect of the players ' training will be integrated naturally into the rest of the training in relation to the tactics and other elements. It is important for me, " says Kasper Hjulmand.
the national coach has, among other things got the new physical trainer as recommended by the U21-team coach Albert Capellas, who also has a past in Barcelona.
because of coronapandemien will in the next several months will be an extra pressure on the fodboldkalenderen with more matches than usual.
Therefore, the physical trainer also engage in close cooperation with landsholdsspillernes clubs.
- Ismael shall, in cooperation with our sundhedsstab have the focus on load management, where it is about, that we are in close cooperation with the clubs exchanging more data about the players, so we know more and can hand them back to the clubs in good condition, " says Hjulmand.
- Our focus is that the players should be able to peak at the right times, and we need to know much more about how they stand before and after the landsholdssamlinger.
in addition to the Barcelona and New York with Ishmael Camenforte Lopez has been with the Romanian and Catalan national teams.
Friday, it was announced that Ebbe Sand should be angrebstræner on the national team. Lars Høgh will also proceed as goalkeeping coach.