GhanaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s England-based defender John Pantsil has arrived in Australia as a key member of FulhamÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s pre-season tour to the country.
Pantsil and his team-mates arrived in Queensland on Saturday morning and the squad were given 24 hours to settle in to the environment.
They will spend the majority of the next two weeks in the country and convening for a long walk and light pool session on Sunday morning.
But after lunch, the hard work began in earnest as the boys were put through their paces with a vigorous endurance session, albeit it in the picturesque lakeside setting of a local sports ground.
Having returned from their summer break on July 1st, the team have precious little time before competitive action begins again at the end of the month.
The will play in the third qualifying round for the UEFA Europa League, and it is for this reason that their first friendly takes place as early as Wednesday, when the Whites face local side Gold Coast United.
Pantsil is key to Fulham successes last season as he played all but one match for the club last term