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Tight Schedule in The End of The Season: Borneo FC Do Squad Rotation

Tight Schedule in The End of The Season
Borneo FC Do Squad Rotation

31/10/2017 11:26 WITA

Muhammad Rizky Nasution is prepared ahead of the away match against Perseru Serui on November 4.
Photo: Fauzan Ahmad

Ahead to the end of the season, Borneo FC Samarinda still has three matches left. The whole game will be held early November within a week.

Must play three times in the span of a week, stamina of the players will be tested. Especially in the nearest match challenging Perseru Serui (11/4). Travelling far must drain a lot of energy.

There is no time to rest after a visit to Serui. Lerby Eliandry and his team will be straight back to Samarinda to prepare of hosting Persib Bandung (11/8). Again, the stamina will be tested because the team must play in Bontang because of the suspension status. "The schedule is quite extreme, I think there should be a rotation so that the stamina of the players can be well preserved," said Vladimir Krunic, physical coach of Borneo FC Samarinda.

The man who is familiarly called Vlado was asserted, injuries are very risky experienced when force the stamina of players. Although all players are accustomed to a tight schedule, but the time for recovery should be appropriate.

"The coach team has the same program, my job is to keep the stamina of the players to be stable, but it will be difficult to play three times in a week," he explained.

After hosting Persib in Bontang, the squad of Pesut Etam again had to hurry back to Samarinda. Because, they will have another home match against Arema FC (11/10) at Segiri Stadium and at once becomes the closing match for this season.

Although being in this super tight schedule, Vlado reluctant to show his anxiety. He promises to spend all his energy to manage the program given. The ultimate goal is to keep each player's endurance in the rest of the match.

"My job is to monitor the developments and readiness of all players," he concluded. "Most importantly they can keep their take their time to rest well and practice, following all directions correctly." he concluded. (RIB/KOK)

Gojek Traveloka Liga 1
Sabtu, 11 November 2017
Kickoff 19.30 WITA

Borneo FC

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Stadion Segiri, Samarinda
Gojek Traveloka Liga 1 2017
1Bali United FC34 21 5 8 76-38 68
2Bhayangkara FC34 22 2 10 61-40 68
3PSM Makassar34 19 8 7 67-38 65
4Persija Jakarta34 17 10 7 46-24 61
5Persipura Jayapura34 17 9 8 64-37 60
6Madura United34 17 9 8 58-44 60
7Barito Putera34 15 8 11 48-44 53
8 Borneo FC 34 15 7 12 50-39 52
9Arema FC34 13 10 11 43-44 49
10Mitra Kukar34 13 4 17 49-74 43
11Sriwijaya FC34 11 9 14 50-50 42
12PS TNI34 12 6 16 46-58 42
13Persib Bandung34 9 14 11 39-34 41
14Persela Lamongan34 12 4 18 49-55 40
15Perseru Serui34 10 7 17 35-45 37
16Semen Padang FC34 9 8 17 34-52 35
17Persiba Balikpapan34 7 6 21 41-62 27
18Persegres Gresik Utd34 2 4 28 26-104 10