National Team in Italy for pre-season

Monday, July 5, 2010, 13:04

Luca Pagani set to implement Buttigieg's physical training prior the Macedonia home friendlyIn view of Malta’s Euro 2012 Group F matches against Israel away and against Latvia at home on the 3rd and 7th September 2010 respectively, and a preceding home friendly encounter against Macedonia scheduled for the 11th August, the national team players will resume training as from Monday 12th July. Sessions will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday every week, with morning work-outs on Monday and Wednesday, and morning and afternoon sessions on Tuesday.

On Sunday 25th July the players will travel to Italy where they will stay until the following Sunday, 1st August, to intensify their preparatory phase before their match against Macedonia and eventually their competitive Euro 2012 commitments.

Coach John Buttigieg and his assistant Carmel Busuttil are aware of the importance of having their players’ fitness levels and proper technical preparation in optimal condition, especially after the brief summer recess.

The following 24 Malta-based players will form the group:

Mario Muscat
Andrew Cohen
Edward Herrera
Jonathan Caruana

Andrew Hogg
Roderick Briffa
Kevin Sammut
Kenneth Scicluna
Jamie Pace
Massimo Grima

Shaun Bajada
Joseph Zerafa
Paul Fenech
Trevor Cilia

Ryan Fenech

Christian Caruana

Carlo Mamo
Gareth Sciberras

Anthony Curmi

Alex Muscat
Ivan Woods
Clayton Failla

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Michael Mifsud

Andrei Agius of Cassino FC will be also travelling with the team for this pre-season training camp in Italy.


  1. Emazz says:

    Jonatahn Caruana, sa fejn naf jien u diga plejer ta’ Valletta. Mela kif jidher bhala Hibs? nahseb about time li taggornaw.


  2. Dillon says:

    Finally, the best goal keeper of the year for the second year running has been choosen with the National Squad. Well done anthony curmi , you have made Tarxien Rainbows proud.


  3. C Taliana says:

    And where is Gilbert Agius, one of the finalist for player of the year?! Prosit to all the so called technical staff… xbajtu tpappuha minn fuq dar l-isportivi.


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