Category: Indonesia

12 Oct

Bali United Will Win League 1, Here’s Count Irfan Bachdim

Bali United Will Win League 1, Here’s Count Irfan Bachdim

Bintang Bali United, Irfan Bachdim, is very enthusiastic about closing the competition of League 1 Indonesia Therefore, Tridatu soldiers, nicknamed Bali United, a great opportunity to become champions.

Bali United is currently still in second place in the league standings. Their value, 55, four points behind Bhayangkara FC who is at the top of the standings.

However, Irfan has his own calculations for his team to come out as champions League 1. In six games remaining, said Irfan, his team must win, not to be outdone.

This will be a challenge for Bali United. Because, in the six games, they must appear three times in the cage opposite.

What if the draw? “If the series can still (champion),” said Irfan when found in Kuta, Bali, Thursday (12/10/2017).

Irfan mentions, there are two teams that he thinks, could be a stumbling block Tridatu Serdadu embrace the title.

“The hardest PSM Makassar and Barito Putera, but I am optimistic Bali United can handle it.For Persiba Balikpapan we must win,” said Irfan Bachdim.

Concentration of Away

Thus, Irfan said, Bali United should not lose focus in every game. Moreover, when appearing in the cage opposite.

Because, for Irfan, away games is a tough game to go through his club. However, Irfan gave special emphasis to their away games to PSM Makassar.

Why? “Because I know the character of his coach (Robert Rene Alberts) .He’s smart, well, he must have a good tactical game,” he said.

20 Sep

Menpora: Sanctions Koreography Save Rohingya Persib Needs to be Revisited

Menpora: Sanctions Koreography Save Rohingya Persib Needs to be Revisited

Sanctions imposed by Discipline Commission (Komdis) PSSI to Persib Bandung related choreography “Save Rohingya” made bobotoh also become the attention of Minister of Youth and Sports Imam Nahrawi.

Previously, the action of choreography that occurred when Persib undergo cage counter Semen Padang, Saturday (09/09/2017) ago.

As a result, Persib was sentenced to a fine of Rp 50 million. In a letter numbered 92 / L1 / SK / KD-PSSI / IX / 2017 on Thursday (14/09/2017), Komdis PSSI mentioned that the configuration made bobotoh clearly an offense.

Related to that, Menpora Imam Nahrawi sanctioned imposed by Discipline Commission PSSI to Persib due to action choreography reads “Save Rohingya” from the supporters or bobotoh reviewed.

“Sanctions about choreography ‘Save Rohingya’ from the bobotoh I think need to be reconsidered, if necessary to revoke the sanctions,” said Imam at the Complex Ministry of Youth and Sports, Jakarta, Tuesday (19/09/2017), as quoted from Antara.

Menpora even suggested the sanctions are revoked. Because, according to him, what is done by bobotoh is not a crime.

“The question of solidarity of nationality for humanity should not be, the President (Joko Widodo) just help Rohingya, if they do racial acts, it may be so, but it is not,” he said.

Bobotoh when making Save Rohingya configuration when Persib entertain Semen Padang, Saturday (09/09/2017). For the action, Disciplinary Commission PSSI reward Rp 50 million because it violates the rules.

As for sanctions imposed to Persib, Media Director of PSSI, Gatot Widakdo, said, it is entirely the authority of the Discipline Committee based on the code of discipline.

“We respect and honor solidarity for our brother in Rohingya, but football should not be interfered with other issues beyond the sport’s values,” he said.

“Therefore, supporters should not carry attributes or messages that have nothing to do with football or sports while watching the game at the stadium,” said Gatot.

After the sanctions were dropped, bobotoh also conducted a fundraising entitled “Coins for PSSI”.

Fundraising is centered in Sidolig Stadium, Bandung, as well as transfers through Rumah Zakat and webpage.

“This is nothing more than a form of solidarity and a message of humanity alone, and the government alone supports us to empathize with the Rohingyas,” said Viking Persib, Yana Umar.

7 Sep

Jokowi: If Shown Consistently like Vs Philippines, Timnas Can Champion

Jokowi: If Shown Consistently like Vs Philippines, Timnas Can Champion

The landslide victory and the performance of U-19 Indonesia national team against the Philippines also attracted the attention of the President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo.

Previously, Egi Maulana Vikri et al party nine goals without reply to the Philippine goalkeeper in the AFF U-18 Cup 2017 at Thuwunna Stadium, Thursday (7/9/2017).

Read also: AFF Cup Results 2018, Indonesia 9-Goals Party to Goal Philippines

Related to the victory of the team nicknamed Garuda Nusantara, President Jokowi praised the U-19 national team performance and provide opinions through his official Twitter account, @ jokowi.

The President writes that if the U-19 national appearance is consistent as against the Philippines, the chances for the AFF U-18 Cup winners are huge.

“Well, if the appearance of the Indonesian national team in the AFF Cup U-18 consistent as with the Philippines today, it is possible we become champions,” wrote the President.

Previously, Jokowi was known to send congratulations to the U-19 Indonesia national team as Indra Sjafri troops beat Myanmar with a score of 2-1 at Thuwunna Stadium on Tuesday (5/9/2017).

The President also attach photographs of the struggle of Indra Sjafri’s troops when facing Myanmar.

“Congratulations on the victory of the Indonesian national team which defeated Myanmar in the AFF Cup U-18. Hopefully the achievement continues until the championship -JKw,” wrote the President on his Twitter account.

Going forward, Indonesia will meet Vietnam in Group B third match in the AFF Cup U-18 preliminary round.

The match will be held at Thuwanna Stadium, Yangon, Myanmar, on Monday (11/09/2017).

24 Aug

The composition of Indonesian national team players U-22 Vs Cambodia

The composition of Indonesian national team players U-22 Vs Cambodia

Crucial game will be undertaken Indonesia U-22 national team in the final match elimination of Group B soccer SEA Games 2017. Luis Milla concoction team will face Cambodia.

This game will be the determinant of whether or not qualified Indonesia U-22 national team to the semifinals. If you win with a margin of three goals, then the Garuda squad will step into the semi-finals. With the record of Vietnam and Thailand playing a draw or one of them lost.

Against Cambodia, Milla’s coach can return to play Evan Dimas Darmono. Bhayangkara FC midfielder was absent when Indonesia drew Vietnam 0-0 in the previous game.

Evan will work hand in hand with Muhammad Hargianto in midfield. Both of these players will support Osvaldo Hay, Saddil Ramdani and Septian David Maulana playing behind Marinus Mariyanto as a lone striker.

As for the goalkeeper, Kurniawan Kartika Aji again played. While Hansamu Yama will duet with Andy Setyo in the heart of defense.

Indonesia U-22 national team contra game will take place at Shah Alam Stadium, Selangor, Malaysia, Thursday (8/24/2017) at 15.00 WIB:

Composition of Players

Here’s the arrangement of Indonesian national team players U-22:

Karthiawan Kartika Ajie, Ricky Fajrin, Hansamu Yama, Andy Setyo, Gavin Kwan; M Hargianto, Evan Dimas; Osvalco Hay, Septian David, Saddli Ramdani; Marinus Mariyanto

Reserves: Satria Tama, Putu Gede, Ryuji Utomo, Asnawi Mangkualam, Yabes Roni, Ezra Walian, Febri Haryadi

13 Aug

Persela Lose PSM, Herkis Akui Squad Less Lucky

Persela Lose PSM, Herkis Akui Squad Less Lucky

The only goal scored by Willem Jan Pluim in the 85th minute dismissed Persela Lamongan to gain points from PSM Makassar at home, Surajaya Stadium, Lamongan, Saturday (12/08/2017) night.

Receiving a mature pass from Marc Klok taking advantage of the dead ball situation, Pluim easily tricked goalkeeper and Persela defense with a header.

The goal scored enough regretted Persela camp and assume they are not shaded by luck.

“Overall, the kids are struggling, there are also some chances, but today we were not lucky,” said Persela coach Heri Kiswanto after the match.

“Actually, the second half we tried to increase the attack, but there was a little bit of mediocrity and number 80 (Pluim) is a bit free, these things are still frequent, concentrating on concentration, so the mental set piece must be fixed,” he said.

In addition to being off guard with the dead ball situation, Herkis also admits that the absence of Eka Ramdani’s figure in the team makes a distinct difference in the squad game of Persela squad.

The role as a ball divisor can not be run by Kosuke Uchida, M Agung Pribadi, or Jose Coelho.

Apart from these conditions, Ivan Carlos who was free from sanctions komdis also demoted. Only, the appearance of foreign attackers Persela Brazil is not as usual and even tend to be less than the maximum.

“This is homework for us, for Carlos, the problem of finishing, Carlos is also long absent, so there must be a drop, injuries, that’s also a decline I’ve told Carlos to be maximized because he’s the target man here, In such a field, “Herkis said.

“We have tried, Carlos has also tried, but with some absent matches, there must be a peak performance down, I hope Carlos will clean up again,” he said.

Views less than the maximum and the injury suffered to make Ivan Carlos then replaced by Edy Gunawan ahead of the game ended.

“I have also asked the team of doctors,” he said, “it’s okay coach,” so I keep playing and not being replaced, I believe because he cares, so know better, “said Herkis.

Regret also came from one of Persela’s defender Eki Taufik. It does not cover that the occurrence of PSM goal through Pluim five minutes before the end of normal time is the fruit of the defensive midfield team Laskar Joko Tingkir in anticipation of the dead ball situation.

“We’ve tried to do the coach’s instructions First round, we’ve been in a meeting, but earlier (at goal) the organization got off guard, so we missed,” Eki said.

10 Aug

Romi Agustiawan Join Selection in Persegres

Romi Agustiawan Join Selection in Persegres

Persegres Gresik United re-arrival of new players. After Ahmad Sembiring Usman and Ade Suhendra, there is now Romi Agustiawan who used to operate in the left-back sector Situs Poker Online.

Romi has even been training with Persegres squad at the Petrochemical Stadium, Gresik, Wednesday (09/08/2017) afternoon. He joined together with two young players, Julius and Afif, who both have specialties to play as a left back.

“I just came yesterday, contacted by one of the board Persegres. So only today can practice and follow the selection, “said Romi, Wednesday (08/08/2017).

For Persegres, the figure of Romi is not foreign. In the 2015 season, this 28-year-old player has been strengthening team Laskar Joko Samudro, who was still diarsiteki Liestiadi.

Romi was last recorded playing along with Pro Duta FC in the first round of League 2 competition. As the decision of Pro Duta FC management to withdraw from the competition, Romi no longer has a club.

“If here (Persegres) is already familiar, I’ve also been playing here before, so there are some players who already know,” he said.

Persegres does require new players in left-back position, after I Gusti Rustiawan and Jeki Arisandi leave. Gusti chose Persita Tangerang as the next port, while Jeki arrived at Barito Putera.

“We did need an additional in the left back position after left behind some players. But about Romi, we will see first and discuss it with management, “said Persegres assistant coach, Khusairi.