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Lemos finds his coaching style similar to Bruzon

  • Sports Correspondent
  • 2 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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Lemos finds his coaching style similar to Bruzon

The interim coach of Bangladesh national team Mario Lemos believed that his coaching style won’t create a problem for the players as it’s kind of the same as Oscar Bruzon, who coached them in the SAFF Championship.

“Players may not face any problems with my style. (Bruzon’s) his training style, passing game, transition, pressing aren’t that much different than mine. Couple of things I believe more -- organization, transition and set pieces. I think these are the keys in this type of tournament,” the Portuguese coach told the reporters on Monday in Kamalapur.

“I don’t have enough time to make many changes. What they did in the SAFF, the way they played in there, I will try to use that; the continuity. There might be a little bit of change and I may put a little bit of my spice and get the players ready,” he said after the day’s practice session.

Meanwhile, veteran goalkeeper Ashraful Islam Rana said that they are trying to cope with the situation of frequent changes in the coaching position.

“Of course, the frequent coach changes have an impact on the team’s playing style, philosophy. New coaches came with new thoughts, philosophies. We, players, always try to cope with them. The frequent coach changes make a negative impact but we try hard to take it positively,” he added.

Meanwhile, Winger Saad Uddin and defender Yeasin Arafat practised for the first time during the day’s session. Captain Jamal Bhuyan will start practice today.

The team will continue practice here until they leave for Sri Lanka on Friday. The members of the U-23 team, who are currently in Uzbekistan, will directly join the team in Colombo.