Olympic team of Sweden held second training in Manaus

The training took place last night, 1st day.
02/08/2016 10h58 - Updated 2/08/2016 10h58
Photo: Nathalie Brazil / Secom

In Manaus since last Saturday, 30 July, the Olympic team of Sweden held its second preparatory training for the Olympic Football Tournament, on the night of Monday (1º), at the Estadio Carlos Zamith, Crowned in the neighborhood, Eastern area of ​​the capital.

In the training center the Swedish cast, playing without the idol Ibrahimovic, who retired from selection, He made a two-hour training, with placement testing and some set pieces, with focus on output speed on the counterattack.

For coach Hakan Ericson, the key in which your team is entered is one of the hardest competition, but is optimistic. "We have great opponents ahead, but the team is engaged and training hard to obtain the best results ", he said.

In the first round, Sweden faces Colombia, On thursday, day 4 of August, and Nigeria, no Sunday, day 7, the Group B Olympic Tournament.

The delegation returns to training on Tuesday, to 18h, at the Estadio Roberto Simonsen, the Labour Club, Session, also the Crowned, area east of the capital of Amazonas.

Olympic tournament

Games will be held in double rounds in the days 4, 7 e 9 of August, in the Amazon Arena.

This Thursday, day 4, to 18h, play Sweden x Colombia;
at 21h, Japan play Nigeria x;

not Sunday, day 7, to 18h, play Sweden-Nigeria
at 21h, play Colombia x Japan, both the men's tournament;

On Tuesday, day 9, to 18h, will be the round of the women's tournament between Colombia x United States;
21h to have South Africa-Brazil.

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