Qualify for the Asian Cup, Indonesia National Team Coach Will Rombak Team?
Timnas Indonesia success in the U-16 Asian Cup qualifying in Thailand. They always win four matches.
Finally Fakhri Husaini’s foster children overthrew Laos 3-0 at Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok on Friday (9/22/2010) before the U-16 national team defeated the Northern Mariana Islands 18-0 in the opening match and the national team also conquered East Timor (3-1) and Thailand (1-0).
With this result, the Indonesian national team follow in the footsteps of Malaysia which ensured the U-16 Asian Cup as hosts, Iran (Group E) and Yemen (Group C).
Related to that, U-16 national team coach Fakhri Husaini is considering to replace or retain the players ahead of the U-16 AFC Cup final which will take place in Malaysia in September-October 2018.
According to Fakhri, they will conduct an evaluation considering Indonesia is a vast country with high talented players scattered in all regions.
“We are very proud and happy because our team can win all the matches in qualifying match,” said Fakhri.
On the other hand, Fakhri also appreciated the struggle of foster children who have struggled and avenged the defeat against two teams namely Thailand and Laos in the AFF Cup 2017.
“The key to the game this time is I replace the players who rarely lowered, but I also do not change too many players in every game,” said Fakhri.
Meanwhile, the Indonesian national team striker U-16 Rendy Juliansyah claimed satisfied after being able to contribute to the team with a penalty goal in additional second half of Laos.
“I hope our team can survive and perform better ahead of the U-16 Asian Cup final in Malaysia in 2018,” he said.