Indonesia head coach Shin Tae-yong in a coaching session. Picture by the Soccer Affiliation of Indonesia
Coach Shin Tae-yong of Indonesia is assured to achieve the ultimate of SEA Video games 31 males’s soccer, however nonetheless considers Vietnam the strongest staff.
“Vietnam are nonetheless the title contender in group A and so they can win gold. However Indonesia will attempt our greatest to enter the ultimate. Since we’ve to satisfy Vietnam within the opening sport, I’ll ask PSSI (the Soccer Affiliation of Indonesia) to hurry up the coaching course of,” Shin mentioned.
PSSI Presdisent Mochamad Iriawan is much more assured about Indonesia.
“With nice preparation, Indonesia can win SEA Video games 31. The gamers will give 100% of their self-discipline and focus. PSSI believes that the staff will obtain this goal,” Iriawan mentioned.
Indonesia are in group A with hosts Vietnam, Myanmar, the Philippines and Timor Leste. They’ll play the primary sport in opposition to Vietnam on Might 6 at Viet Tri Stadium, Phu Tho Province.
The staff will prepare in South Korea from Aug. 8 to 29 earlier than going to Vietnam.
The newest time that Indonesia received a SEA Video games males’s soccer gold medal was in 1991, whereas Vietnam are the defending champion, having clinched gold in 2019 after beating Indonesia 3-0 within the ultimate.