Newly-appointed Olympic soccer team's head
coach Ratomir Dujkovic has made a brief official encounter
with his players at the team's first training session in
In a five-minute speech to the players, the Serbian coach has
expressed his determination to work with the players to bring the
team into semi-finals of the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008.
He then watched his side's first training session without giving
any instructions or comments.
The team left Beijing for Tokyo Monday morning for the upcoming
Sino-Japan friendly on Wednesday
However, he will not give any instructions during the match.
Rather, he will watch his new side before taking up the reins ahead
of two more friendlies against Cameroon on November 1 and Indonesia
on November 5.
(CRI October 24, 2006)