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Shin Tae-yong Confirms Egy Maulana Vikri and 4 Players Playing Abroad Absent from the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup: Okezone Bola

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COACH The Indonesian national team, Shin Tae-yong, confirmed that Egy Maulana Vikri and a number of other players who were playing abroad were absent from the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup. The reason was because Egy Maulana Vikri and his friends would not be released from their respective clubs.

Because, when the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup rolls on February 14-26 2022, football competitions abroad are also taking place. Just to note, there are several Indonesian footballers who have careers abroad.

(Egy Maulana Vikri was playing with FK Senica when the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup rolled around)

Call it Witan Sulaeman (Lechia Gdansk, Poland), Egy Maulana Vikri (FK Senica, Slovakia), Elkan Baggott (Ipswich Town U-23, England), Syahrian Abimanyu (Johor Darul Takzim, Malaysia) and Asnawi Mangkualam (Ansan Greeners, Korea). South).

The five names will not get permission to defend the U-23 Indonesian national team which is playing in tournaments that are not on FIFA’s agenda. Moreover, competition in each country is ongoing.

“Indeed, we will bring the current squad (in the 2020 AFF Cup). But players abroad (playing abroad) such as Egy, Witan, Elkan and Asnawi may not be able to participate,” said Shin Tae-yong in a press conference ahead of the leg match. II 2020 AFF Cup final.

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However, Shin Tae-yong was not worried. Because most of the young players who brought the Indonesian national team to the final of the 2020 AFF Cup will be included in the biennial event.

For example, Pratama Arhan who is only 20 years old, Ernando Ari (19), Muhammad Riyandi (21), Rizky Ridho (20), Rachmat Irianto (22), Alfeandra Dewangga (19), Ramai Rumakiek (19) and Hanis Saghara (22). ).

Primary Arhan

(Primary Arhan can defend the U-23 Indonesian National Team in the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup)

If they don’t have careers abroad in the near future, the names above will play for the U-23 Indonesian national team in the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup. In the 2022 AFF U-23 Cup, the Indonesian national team will be in Group B with Malaysia, Myanmar and Laos. Only group winners will qualify automatically for the semifinals.

“Indeed, the rest of these players will all be brought (AFF U-23 Cup) to become a strong team for the future,” continued the South Korean tactician.

However, before taking part in the event, Rachmat Irianto and colleagues must first focus on the 2020 AFF Cup final. They still have to face Thailand in the second leg, Saturday, January 1, 2022 at 19.30 WIB. To automatically win the 2020 AFF Cup, the Indonesian national team must win by a difference of five goals.

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