Hajduk's first team has started their pre-season preparations with an afternoon training session on the main pitch, under careful eye of their head coach Željko Kopić and his assistants, among which two new fitness coaches Šime Veršić and Toni Modrić.
After precisely 26 days off, they returned to Poljud where they will have training sessions and prepare for the new challenges before the first official game on July 26 (Europa League QR2). The first training session lasted for some 60 minutes and Mirko Ivanovski, Dario Špikić and Božo Mikulić joined their teammates for the first time after they have signed for Hajduk. Many young players from our Youth Academy have also started pre-season preparation, they are the future of Hajduk and they were presented today, after extending contracts with Hajduk.
As usual, in the first week of pre-season preparations, Hajduk will have different tests, health and nutrition exams. They will train at Poljud this week and on Saturday, June 23, Hajduk will play the first friendly game against Orkan in Dugi Rat, on the occasion of their 100th birthday- From June 25, the first team will have a short summer camp in Kupres, while they are returning to Split for a friendly game against Gornik, that will take place on June 29 at Poljud.
Check photos from the first pre-season training session.