List of 20 Indonesian Under-23 National Team Players at 2018 Asian Games
JAKARTA – Indonesia U-23 National Team Coach, Luis Milla, announced 20 players who will be taken to the 2018 Asian Games. After going through a series of training camps, the 52-year-old coach has determined the best players to take part in the event the four-year multievent.
In the list of players released by the 2018 Asian Games Executor (INASGOC), Milla brought along three senior players. They are Andritany Ardhiyasa, Stefano Lilipaly and Alberto Goncalves.
In the training camp in Bali which took place from July 24, 2018, Milla actually carried 23 players. Therefore, the former U-21 Spanish national team tactician must cross out three names to find the 20 best names.
Then, the three players who were crossed out were Muhammad Ridho (goalkeeper), Osvaldo Haay (midfielder) and M Rafli Mursalim (front). Meanwhile, the Indonesian National Team U-23 is scheduled to arrive in Jakarta on Friday (08/10/2018) night WIB.
Preparations were cooked immediately by Milla. Because on Sunday 12 August 2018 starting at 7:00 p.m., Garuda Youth, nicknamed the Indonesian National Team U-23, has undergone their first match against Taiwan in the Group A Phase of the men’s soccer sport of the 2018 Asian Games.
Indonesian U-23 national team itself is incorporated in Group A with Taiwan, Hong Kong, Laos and Palestine. Seeing a series of opponents faced, the Indonesia U-23 national team had a great opportunity to advance to the last 16.
Here are 20 Indonesian Under-23 national team players at 2018 Asian Games.
Goalkeeper: Andritany Ardhiyasa, Awan Setho Raharjo
Defender: Putu Gede Juni Antara, Rezaldi Hehanussa, Andy Setyo, Gavin Kwan Adsit, Bagas Adi Nugroho, Hansamu Yama Pranata, Ricky Fajrin.
Midfielder: Stefano Lilipaly, Evan Dimas, Muhammad Hargianto, Saddil Ramdani, Hanif Sjahbandi, Zulfiandi.
Forward: Irfan Jaya, Ilham Udin Armaiyn, Febri Hariyadi, Septian David Maulana, Alberto Goncalves. [AK]