JAKARTA (28 Feb 2019) – The successful Indonesian national Under-22 was feted to an afternoon with Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta.
The Indonesian national U22 squad had recently lifted the AFF U22 LG Cup 2019 when they beat Thailand 2-1 in the final that was played at the National Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
President Joko or Jokowi as he is more fondly known as also rewarded the team.
“How much was promised by the Sports Minister (Imam Nahrawi) yesterday? I heard that the team will get IDR 65 million (USD 4,600) each. From me, each player will receive IDR 200 million (USD 14,200),” said Jokowi.