Chairman of PSSI believes that the U-23 National Team will reach the 2021 SEA Games Finals


The U-23 Indonesian National Team has locked tickets to the 2021 SEA Games semifinals. The chairman of PSSI, Mochamad Iriawan is sure, the Garuda Muda Squad can make it to the final match!

Reporting from the official PSSI website, the U-23 Indonesian national team defeated Myanmar 3-1 in the final match of the Group A phase of the 2021 SEA Games football sport. Indonesia’s goals were scored by Egy Maulana Vikri (5′), Witan Sulaiman (9′), and Marcelino Ferdinand (45′). Meanwhile, Myanmar’s only goal was scored by WN Tun (65′).

The U-23 national team qualified for the 2021 SEA Games semifinals by placing second in the standings. Shin Tae-yong’s team collected nine points, minus one point from Vietnam U-23.

U-23 national team beat Myanmar 3-1 (Photo: ANTARA FOTO/ZABUR_KARURU)

PSSI General Chair Mochamad Iriawan was very satisfied with the performance of the U-23 National Team. He believes, Witan et al can penetrate to the final round!

“Whoever the opponent is in the semifinals must be defeated. If you look at the graph of the team’s performance that continues to improve, I believe Indonesia can advance to the final,” he said.

The semifinals will be held in Hanoi, Thursday (19/5). While the final round took place on Sunday (22/5).

Mochamad Iriawan believes that coach Shin Tae-yong can outsmart the stamina of his players. Must have gone down a bit because of the busy schedule.

“I saw that. Stamina dropped a bit. However, then bounced back in the middle of the second half after Shin Tae-yong entered Rahmad Irianto, Syahrian Abhimanyu, and Ronaldo Kwateh. I think the tight schedule made stamina drain a bit. I’m sure Shin had anticipated this. that,” closed Iriawan.



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