Anthropological testing in the FF BH Training Centre today completed the preparations of the U-18 national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina, players born in 2003.“We finished the first camp where we had all the invited players at our disposal. We did five training sessions, as well as anthropological tests that we do in cooperation with the Sarajevo Faculty of Sports and Physical Education. The boys worked well and everything went without injuries”, says the head coach Slaven Musa.This expert also commented on the working conditions at the first gathering after three months:“As far as health and epidemiological instructions are concerned, in the Training Centre we had all the necessary conditions to implement everything that was required of us, from keeping our distance, the distance between the tables in the dining room, etc. The players stayed in individual rooms, and in the double rooms there were players coming from the same clubs. We filled out all the epidemiological questionnaires, we measured the body temperature of the players and members of the technical staff on a daily basis. We complied with everything prescribed by the epidemiologist and adhered to all measures. It didn’t affect our training sessions, so we did everything we planned.”Musa also spoke about today’s tests:“We will get the results of anthropological tests later and we will compare them with the measurements we did at the winter camps. We perform these tests according to European and world standards where agility, speed and endurance are measured. According to the results from January, our players are in a very good anthropological condition. We will see what the results will be now. The break will probably be felt a bit, especially in terms of endurance, but at first glance it seems that the boys are still in good condition and the results could be better than we expected.”Tomorrow, the national team players born in 2002 will gather in Zenica.“As far as training sessions and work intensity are concerned, we will stick to a similar program at the next gathering. On the first day, we will do one introductory training session, the other two days there will be two trainings, and we will finish the preparations with tests like these. We will take all the same measures as now and I believe that everything will go well”, says Slaven Musa.Dženit Hajdarević, who leads the list of scorers in the Premier Youth U-17 League of Bosnia and Herzegovina with 21 goals, also received an invitation to this camp.“Given that we had a long break of two months, we can say that these preparations were a little harder than usual. However, everything went well and I think we all worked very well. I’m slowly getting back to the shape I was in before. During the break, I worked a lot alone at the stadium which is near my apartment. I also hired a private coach in order to stay in the best possible shape, but group trainings in these few days in Zenica were welcome”, says Hajdarević.Boro Erić, a national team player, also commented on the preparations:“This gathering serves us well after a long break. Most of the players worked only individually, all of us didn’t have the opportunity to do the team trainings. We all tried hard during the break, but we still missed the group training sessions. In addition, we will now have a clearer picture of what shape we are in after everything that has happened lately. I can be satisfied with my current condition, because I did today’s tests well.”The U-18 national team players left the Training Camp today, and the U-19 players will gather tomorrow.
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1 Eden Hazard told everyone England would be in the World Cup semi-finals before we even dared to believe football was coming home.What’s more, he predicted Belgium would meet the Three Lions in the final almost a month ago, something which remains a real possibility. On June 12th, two days before the tournament began, the Chelsea winger shared his predictions on Instagram.They have become frighteningly accurate. Hazard said the Red Devils would beat Brazil in the quarter-finals to set up a semi-final with France, who he expected to beat Uruguay in the last eight.And while he got three of the four semi-finalists, he had England to play Argentina rather than Croatia in their last-four clash (but he did have us down to beat Colombia in the last 16).Three Lions fans will be hoping he gets one thing wrong and Belgium don’t emerge victorious from his predicted final on Sunday.Both sides met in the group stage but fielded weakened sides as qualification was already secured. Belgium edged it 1-0 courtesy of an Adnan Januzaj curler.Hazard and his Red Devils take on France tonight at 7pm. Listen to talkSPORT’s live coverage and join us for England’s first semi-final for 28 years tomorrow evening. Eden Hazard has starred for Belgium in Russia
Source: Cummins Cummins, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of commercial vehicle engines, has been steadily expanding its offerings to include hybrid and electric powertrains. Now the Indiana company has partnered with the nearby Battery Innovation Center (BIC) for support in testing of its battery systems and training for its workforce.The BIC has been helping Cummins over the last 18 months with testing and validating battery management systems, as well as battery pack development, product testing and safety testing. BIC also supports Cummins’s talent development and acquisition strategy. BIC has customized its multi-day Energy Storage Short Course to fit the needs of Cummins employees. Currently, more than 1,000 Cummins team members are in the process of completing BIC courses.“Building and supporting our full range of electric storage capability globally would not have been possible without BIC’s dedication to helping train our employees, as well as validate and test our battery systems,” said Julie Furber, Executive Director – Electrified Power. By partnering with BIC, we have tapped into its deep expertise and battery testing infrastructure. Our partnership has not only accelerated the launch of Cummins’s new electrified power portfolio but is also nurturing Indiana’s electrification ecosystem.” Source: Electric Vehicles Magazine