• Thursday Dec 27, 2012

    Alajuelense to start training Jan. 3

    ALAJUELA, Costa Rica - Newly crowned Costa Rican champion Alajuelense announced Monday that it will commence preseason training on January 3 to prepare for defense of its title.

    Two days after winning the Torneo Invierno crown over Herediano, the players underwent physical evaluations before leaving for vacation.

    "The goal is that our players return to training with the same measures prior to the holidays," said Norton Cassol, the Alajuelense physical trainer. "In January, we will have 10 days of preseason where there will be a combination of physical and technical work."

    The squad returns to training on January 3 at the Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto Scotiabank and will meet Belen in the season opener 10 days later.

  • Champions League

    Related News



RELATED NEWS YOU'LL LIKE

Don Bosco eager to face CONCACAF’s best

Unlike a year ago, a semifinal stumble to Trinidad & Tobago’s Central FC wasn’t going to derail Don Bosco FC’s quest to become just the third-ever Haitian team to qualify for the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League.

Central FC repeats as Caribbean club champion

Central FC retained the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship title with a 3-0 victory over nine-man DirecTV W Connection in the 2016 final before 3,500 rain-soaked fans at the Stade Sylvio Cator.

Pimentel proud of Club America’s accomplishment

Erik Pimentel played one game in the 2015 FIFA Club World Cup.

DirecTV W Connection qualifies for SCCL

DirecTV W Connection (Trinidad & Tobago) qualified for the 2016/17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League with a 2-0 win over Arnett Gardens (Jamaica) in the semifinals of the Caribbean Club Championship on Friday at the Stade Sylvio Cator.

Central FC earns SCCL berth, Caribbean final spot

For the second straight year, defending champion Central FC topped Haiti’s Don Bosco FC on penalty kicks in the Caribbean Football Union Club Championship semifinals, prevailing 4-2 after a 1-1 draw at the rain-soaked Stade Sylvio Cator on Friday.