Footballers need more conditioning for international level – Lyndon France

Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Technical Development Officer Lyndon France said more work needs to be done at the club level to educate players about the impact of physical conditioning on performance, if they are to compete internationally.

“There is a need for improvement. FIFA research materials state that players need a VO2 max (maximal oxygen uptake) of around 60 to be able to cope with the modern game and have excellent powers of recovery,” France said in an exclusive interview with this newspaper following the GFF National Team physical.

“Of the 29 players that we would have tested, only eight players fell between 56 and 59 and that is  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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