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BFC Coach Hopes Ilija Spasojevic Success at Indonesian national team

Bhayangkara FC coach Simon McMenemy fully supports his player Ilija Spasojevic’s move to citizenship of citizenship (Indonesian Citizen). Spaso is considered to cover the weakness in the line of Indonesian national team.

McMenemy is familiar with Indonesian football since coaching the Philippines in the AFF Cup 2010 ago. At that time he admitted, skuat Garuda have a keen attacker like Bambang Pamungkas to striker naturalization from Uruguay Cristian Gonzalez.

“I think you have a weakness in the national team and that’s the striker,” said McMenemy in a press conference after the BFC match against Persela on Friday (27 / 10/2017).

The Scottish coach is hoping Ilija Spasojevic can bring many changes if the player gets a national team call. The 30-year-old striker could add to the options of active forward players like Lerby Eliandri, Ferdinand Sinaga and Boaz Solossa.

“I think Spaso is a good player, professional, has good Indonesian skills too, that’s important for some people,” McMenemy said.

“Naturalization is a powerful strategy to help the team to succeed, Spaso is okay but it is the young players who should have the opportunity, above all everyone likes Spaso, I think that’s a good decision for him,” McMenemy said.

Prediction PS TNI Vs Sriwijaya FC: Guests Are Positive

Sriwijaya FC will be hosted by PS TNI in the 31st week of League 1 2017 at Pakansari Stadium, Cibinong, Bogor Regency, Wednesday (25/10/2017). Warriors Wong Kito is wary of host threats even though they are currently in good shape after being unbeaten in the last three games.

Sriwijaya FC coach, Hartono Ruslan, assess PS TNI can surprise his team. It can be done host who rely on many young players in his squad.

“PS TNI is a team that has great fighting power and mobility. However, in this match Sriwijaya FC lucky enough because it will play with full strength, no players affected by injury or received punishment card accumulation, “said Hartono.

According to him, it wants to continue the positive trend in the away game when winning 3-2 at home Perseru Serui, 14 October. “This season, we’ve had 3 wins outside the cage. This will we try to continue against PS TNI later, “he said.

Meanwhile, Sriwijaya FC captain Yu Hyun-koo admitted to not worrying about the speed of young PS PS players. “This season is a bit unique and different. I think now is not a problem of young players or speed alone. In my view the mental factor will be very influential. No team is really superior, all can beat each other, “he said.

TNI PS trainer, Rudi Eka Priyambada, said the match against Sriwijaya FC will be very important for his side. “Now we are ready and forget the game against Bali United because tomorrow the final party for us. Of course the TNI PS should not throw away the opportunity and as soon as possible must secure the position in the standings to be separated from the relegation zone, “he said.

Rudy claimed to have pocketed the weaknesses of the opposing team and will try to stop key players Sriwijaya FC. “Their strength is in the flank area. In that sector, Sriwijaya FC have players of good quality, average goals also from cross. As for players I think Hilton (Moreira) and Beto (Goncalves) should we be aware, “he said.

In addition, the former Celebest FC coach reminded his foster children to be wary of crucial minutes. “We often conceded in the final minutes, they should not think it’s safe before the game, sometimes they concentrate just 40 minutes and communication should also be improved against Sriwijaya FC,” he writes.

Player Forecast

PS TNI (4-3-2-1): True Amirudin; Ganjar Mukti, Manahati Lestusen, Franklin Anzite, Abduh Lestaluhu; Roni Sugeng, Agil Munawar; Erwin Ramdani, Redouane Zerzouri, Wawan Febriyanto; Sansan Fauzi.

Coach: Rudy Eka Priyambada

Sriwijaya FC (4-2-3-1): Firmansyah Password; Marco Meraudje, Yanto Basna, M Robby, Achmad Faris; Yu Hyun-koo, Manda Cingi; Nur Iskandar, Tijani Belaid, Hilton Moreira; Alberto Goncalves

Coach: Hartono Ruslan

League 1: Hansamu Save Barito from Defeat

Hansamu Yama Pranata, managed to save Barito Putera from defeat at Persipura Jayapura host at the Stadium May 17, Banjarmasin, Thursday (21/09/2017). Hansamu’s goal scored a 1-1 draw in the 25th week of League 1 2017.

Barito Putera must be left behind when the game runs approximately half an hour. Aditya Harlan goalkeeper must be broken because of an own goal made by Dandi Maulana Abdulhak in the 30th minute.

The home team was trying to get out of pressure Persipura. A number of attempted attacks were built by Gavin Kwan Adsit et al. to be able to equalize. However, until 45 minutes of the first half ended, 1-0 advantage to Persipura unchanged.

Barito tried to keep rising in the second half. Jacksen F. Tiago’s team was trying to find a gap to get into the defense of Persipura while defending the goal from attack Boaz Solossa et al.

Barito Putera’s efforts paid off as the second half walked for eight minutes. Hansamu Yama who came forward in a set-piece situation received a rebound ball in the penalty box of Roma. Indonesia U-22 national team defender was without hesitate to release a hard shot that failed to be driven by goalkeeper Persipura, Yoo Jae-hoon.

In a balanced condition, both teams were back playing open to find a second goal. However, until the last minute of the match both teams did not manage to add a goal. Both teams share one point in this match.

This draw makes Persipura and Barito slightly away from their respective rivals. Persipura are now in third place with 46 points, one point ahead of PSM Makassar who will play on Friday (22/09/2017). Meanwhile Barito Putera in eighth position with 35 points, one point ahead of Persib Bandung and Mitra Kukar under it.

Irfan Bachdim: That Celebration is for Chess

The Bali United striker, Irfan Bachdim, admitted sadly to the departure of Chess Juliantono, the supporters of the national team who were victims of firecracker explosions Agen Ibcbet. Moreover, Chess is known as Irfan fans.

Chess died after his face was hit by firecrackers after the match between Indonesia and Fiji national team at Patriot Stadium, Saturday (02/09/2017). This made Irfan Bachdim sad.

Bali United striker was also preparing a special T-shirt for the late Catur when Bali United faced with Persela Lamongan at I Wayan Dipta Stadium, Sunday (09/03/2017).

Bachdim expressed his support for the family as well as his expression of sadness by opening his costume after scoring Bali’s fourth goal against Persela.

In a black T-shirt behind the jersey of Bali, Irfan showed his supportive writing to Chess with the words ‘Chess Juliantono’.

“Yes, the celebration was for Chess, this celebration would love support for Chess family,” Irfan wrote to, via a short message.

“My prayer is addressed to the family and hopefully the family is strengthened, I am sad, I wish the best chess family,” said the former Consadole Sapporo player.

Despite opening the T-shirt as a form of moral support, the Dutch blooded player was rewarded yellow card by field court who led the game for violating FIFA rules.

Chess is a loyal supporter of the Indonesian national team, and Bachdim is one of the reasons always want to watch the Garuda Team compete.

Face Malaysia in the SEA Games Semifinals, Indonesia Has a Record of Beige

U-22 national team Indonesia stepped into semifinal soccer branch of SEA Games 2017 Sbobet Casino. In the last four, Indonesian national team will fight tickets to the final with host Malaysia.

Previously, as long as the football team participated in the SEA Games, Indonesia only met one time against Malaysia in the semifinals.

The incident occurred at the 2013 SEA Games which took place in Myanmar.

In the match that took place at Zayarthiri Stadium, December 19, 2013, Indonesia and Malaysia drew 1-1.

Bayu Gatra brought the national team ahead in the 32nd minute, then replied to Thamil Arasu in the 86th minute.

In the penalty shootout, Indonesia won 4-3 after Alfin Tuassalamony, Diego Michiels, Yandi Sofyan, and Ferinando Pahabol success as executioners.

Only Manahati Lestusen failed, but Malaysia’s first two Malaysian tos-tosan contesters failed to perform their duties.

However, Indonesia failed to end the 2013 SEA Games with a gold medal for a 0-1 defeat of Thailand in the top game.

Luis Milla’s squad ensured qualification after winning over Cambodia in the final group game on Thursday (24/08/2017).

Indonesia 2-0 win over Cambodia thanks to Ezra Walian sontekan and long-distance kick Febri Hariyadi.

Indonesia Hold Vietnam, Luis Milla Call Every Game is Final

Indonesia drew 0-0 with Vietnam in the fourth game of Group B SEA Games 2017 at Selayang Stadium, Selangor, Malaysia, Tuesday (22/08/2017).

The draw drew Garuda Young into third place in Group B with a collection of eight points.

The top position of the standings is occupied by Vietnam which sums up 10 points with a goal difference advantage (12-1) over Thailand (7-1).

Related to that, Indonesia national team coach, Luis Milla, said that every game is final.

“Since the first time here, our focus is game after game,” coach Luis Milla told a press conference after a match attended by reporters.

“I remember in every game we showed better progress and I say every game is final,” said the Spanish coach.

In addition, Milla said that in this competition there is no time for recovery. He also reminded that the last fight versus Cambodia is an opportunity to get through to the semifinals.

“We know in this competition there is no time for recovery,” Milla said.

“So, the last game is our step to get away from the group,” he said.

Thailand will meet Vietnam in the final match of the 2017 Group B SEA Games allowance.

Assuming Thailand and Vietnam draw, Indonesia need to win by a margin of three goals over Cambodia in the final game in order to qualify for the semi-finals.

Another case if one team lost, Indonesia enough to win with the score 1-0 to get to step into the semifinals.

Indonesia vs Cambodia and Thailand vs Vietnam match will be held simultaneously on Thursday (8/24/2017) at 15.00 pm.