JAKARTA (17 May 2018) – Indra Sjafri, the head coach of the Indonesian national Under-19 has called up 28 players in preparation for the AFF U19 Championship which takes place at the end of next month.
Centralised training will be held in Jogjakarta on 19-27 May 2018.
Among those players called for the camp include regulars like Egy Maulana, M. Iqbal, Saddil Ramdani and new faces Al Risqy and M. Firli.
“We will just have a short training session considering that most of the players are very active with their respective clubs,” said Indra.
Other than for the AFF U19 (1-14 July 2018), the team will also be taking part in the AFC U19 Championship (18 October – 4 November 2018) which they will be hosting this year.
GOALKEEPERS: M Aqil Savik [Persib Bandung], Gianluca Pagliuca Rossy [Persija Jakarta], Rakasurya Handika [Bali United], M Riyandi [Barito Putera]
DEFENDERS: Nurhidayat [Bhayangkara FC], Julyano Pratama [Ragunan], Kadek Raditya [Persiba Balikpapan], Dedi Tri Maulana [Persis Solo], Firza Andika [PSMS Medan], Irsan Lestaluhu [Madura United], M Iqbal B [Ragunan], Al Risqy Dwi Pradana [Bogor FC], M Firli [Bogor FC].
MIDFIELDERS: M Luthfi Kamal [Mitra Kukar], Syahrian Abimanyu [Sriwijaya FC], Witan Sulaeman [Ragunan], Resky Fandi [Martapura FC], Muhammad Iqbal [Persika Karawang], Asnawi Mangkualam [PSM Makassar], Todd Rivaldo [Persipura Jayapura], M Rafi Syarahil [Barito Putera]
STRIKERS: Saddil Ramdani [Persela Lamongan], Feby Eka Putra [Bali United], Gunansar Mandowen [Persipura], Egy Maulana Vikri [Lechia Gdansk], Hanis Saghara [Bali United], Aji Kusuma [Persika Karawang], M Rafli Mursalim [Mitra Kukar]