JAKARTA (2 July 2019) – Indonesia Under-18 head coach Fakhri Husaini has called up 33 players for his final selection ahead of the AFF U18 Boys’ Championship next month.
The AFF U18 Boys’ Championship 2019 will be held in Vietnam on 5-19 August with all 12 teams from ASEAN taking part.
Centralised training is being held at the Wibawa Mukti Stadium in Cikarang, where the team will be based all the way until their departure to Ho Chi Minh City in early August.
The majority of the Indonesian players that have been called up were those that won the AFF U15 Boys’ Championship last year in Surabaya alongside a handful that had played for Garuda Select recently in England.
“The 33 players that have been called up are the best players that we have seen from the two earlier camps. My concern is to get the players focussed for the tournament which is just weeks away,” said Fakhri.
For the AFF U18 Boys’ Championship, Indonesia have been placed in Group A against Myanmar, Laos, Timor Leste, Philippines and Brunei DS.
Group B are Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam Cambodia, Singapore and Australia.
INDONESIA U18 TRAINING SQUAD
GOALKEEPERS: Ernando Ari Sutaryadi (PPLP Jawa Tengah); Muhammad Risky Sudirman (Persija Jakarta); Adi Satrio (PPLP Jakarta)
DEFENDERS: Fadhil (PPLP Jakarta); Ahmad Rusadi; Komang Teguh, Salman Alfarid (Diklat Ragunan); Bayu Fiqri (ASIFA); Amiruddin Bagas,
Mochammad Yudha Febrian (Barito Putera); Riski Ridho (Persebaya Surabaya); Fajar Fathur Rahman (ASAD 313); Komang Arta (Bali United);
Alfeandra Dewangga (PPLP Jawa Tengah)
MIDFIELDERS: Brylian Aldama, Mochammad Supriadi (Persebaya Surabaya); Theofillo Numberi (Persipura Jayapura); Rivaldo Lestaluhu (Tira Persikabo); David Maulana, Mohamad Rafli Ariyanto (Barito Putera); Beckham Putra Nugraha (Persib Bandung); Ahmad Imam Zakiri (Leganes Academy); Alda Alfareza (Tira Persikabo); Rendy Juliansyah; Braif Fatari (Persija Jakarta); Andi Irvan (Tiga Naga FC); Arya Putra (Borneo FC)
STRIKERS: Amiruddin Bagus (Barito Putera); Sadiq Alifta (ASIFA); Septa Figo (PPLP Jakarta); Herbert Sokoy (Persipura Jayapura); Saddam Emiruddin (PPLP Jawa Tengah); Sutan Zico (Persija Jakarta)