The U-19 Indonesian National Team still has a lot of homework


U-19 Indonesian national team lost to Bosnia-Herzegovina in trials. Trainer Shin Tae-yong stressed that there is still a lot of homework for his team.

The Indonesia vs Bosnia duel took place at the NK Polet Igraliste Stadium, Sveti Martin na Mauri, Friday (9/25/2020) evening WIB. Garuda Muda lost 1-0 through Komang Tri Arta Wiguna’s own goal. You need the match to be watched here.

Bosnia played with 10 men in the 60th minute. Amar Drina is rewarded with a red card straight after knocking out Irfan Jauhari, which continues with an elbow.

The advantage of the number of players failed to be properly utilized by U-19 national team. After the fight, the South Korean native coach insisted U-19 Indonesian national team much improvement still needs to be done.

“Indeed we lost, but the players have worked hard. In the first half we admit the game was different from the second half,” he said Shin Tae-yong as quoted from the official website of the PSSI.

“We still have a lot of homework to do. For the next match we want the players to develop even better,” he continued.

Goalkeeper U-19 national team, Erlangga Setyo, acknowledged the lack of the team. The players will also try hard to improve.

“Thank you to the coach who has given me confidence as a goalkeeper in this match. We admit there are still shortcomings in the team and are determined to work hard to be even better,” said the goalkeeper from Persib Bandung.

This match is the sixth trial for Garuda Muda during the training camp in Croatia. The team Shin Tae-yong It has previously played five trial matches, namely against Bulgaria (0-3), Croatia (1-7), Saudi Arabia (3-3), and twice against Qatar (2-1 and 1-1).

Next U-19 Indonesian national team will play against Dinamo Zagreb (28/9), as well as the last trial while in Croatia. Training center U-19 national team in Croatia is scheduled for the end of September.



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