Indonesia in World Cup Qualifying: Heavy, but Kan Still Open
Jakarta – Indonesia’s national team joined in tough group in the 2018 World Cup qualifying They were asked to work hard in order to compete with tough opponents.
The results of the 2018 World Cup qualifying draw put Indonesia in Group F. The ‘Red and White’ will compete with Vietnam, Thailand, Iraq, as well as Taiwan.
Taiwan will be the first opponent team. ‘Squad Garuda’ will pay a visit to the headquarters of Taiwan on June 11 next.
In addition to Taiwan, Iraq, Thailand, and Vietnam, arguably become stronger opponent for Indonesia. Ex-assistant coach Widodo Cahyono Putro revealed that the team a chance to go far remain. But, should keep trying harder.
“This group is heavy, there is Iraq, Thailand, and Vietnam, is a formidable opponent. Kansnya still exist, but have to keep working hard,” Widodo said when contacted perwarta.
National team defender Victor Igbonefo revealed his mission to beat two representatives of Southeast Asia, Thailand and Vietnam.
“I think it was time for Indonesia to be (able to) overcome Thailand and Vietnam,” said Igbonefo.