JAKARTA (29 Aug 2011) – Wim Rijsbergen, the chief coach of the Indonesia national team has demanded that his chargers improve on their ball possession after watching them lose 1-0 to Jordan in a friendly.
The Indonesian national team are in Jordan in preparation for the third round of the 2014 World Cup qualifiers where they will be up against Iran on 2 Sept 2011
Wim was quoted as saying that losing possession when players are not under stress is something that they should not be doing at this level.
“We created a lot of chances in the first half, but we just could not convert them to goals. In the second half, we were just not coordinated enough and these are the things we need to improve when we take on Iran,” Wim was quoted.
But Wim admitted that the defensively, the team has improved a lot.
Indonesia are in Group E of the qualifiers against Group against Iran, Qatar and Bahrain.