Opponents of Cambodia, U-19 national team will show the real character
Indonesia U-19 national team will undergo trials against the U-19 Cambodian national team in a friendly match at the Patriot Stadium, Bekasi, West Java, Wednesday (04/10/2017). U-19 national team coach, Indra Sjafri, said that his troops will show the real character of the game.
This duel will be the first for both teams. Earlier, in the AFF Cup U-18 which took place in Myanmar some time ago, the two countries are different groups.
Indra also hopes Indonesian people can directly watch the game from Garuda Nusantara.
U-19 national team look dazzling in the AFF Cup U-18. Unfortunately, Egy Maulana Vikri et al not able to become champion for ending the tournament in the third rank.
“This is the match between the two teams who have never met, I hope the people of Indonesia can see the real game of the U-19 national team directly at the Patriot Stadium,” said Indra during a press conference at Aston Hotel, Bekasi, Tuesday (3/10/2017) .
Furthermore, the former Bali United coach said that the test match is not just looking for victory alone but can be a future evaluation in terms of the game. The trial was conducted in preparation for the U-19 Asian Cup Qualifiers in South Korea on 31 October.
Although already confirmed to qualify for the finals, Indra will still prepare the team as best as possible in order to face his opponents such as Malaysia, East Timor, Brunei and South Korea who are members of Group J.
“The benefits of this trial to prepare the national team to the Asian Cup.Alhamdulillah we host the year 2018,” said Indra.
“The test is done to build a strong team because the nature of young age is preparing individual players quality from day to day in order to prepare a new generation in football Indonesia,” added Indra.