Timnas U-19 Indonesia Not Just Egy Maulana Vikri
Thailand U-19 national team coach, Marc Alvedra Palacios, denied the label “The Egy Team” on U-19 national team Indonesia. According to him, U-19 national team is not just an Egy Maulana Vikri.
It was said Marc Palacios to Bolasport.com after the game counter U-19 national team at Mukti Wibawa Stadium, Cikarang, Sunday (8/10/2017).
In the test match, Thailand lost 0-3. Goals Indonesia each scored by Witan Sulaeman in minute 44, Syahrian Abimanyu (79 ‘), and Saddil Ramdani (88’).
During this time, U-19 national team midfielder, Egy Maulana, is a darling media. Latest, the player entered in a row of 60 talented players of the top English media version, The Guardian.
However, according to Palacios, Garuda Nusantara is not just Egy Maulana. He considered a soccer team not talking about one player only.
“Obviously I do not agree with the title.” The Indonesian team is not talking to one person, “Palacios said.
“A bad team is a team that is dependent on one player – Egy will not be anything without his teammates,” said the Catalunya trainer.
In addition to Egy, Palacios also talked about goalkeeper Suthipong Pisansub. He defended the goalkeeper who made the blunder so that Indonesia could break the deadlock through Witan Sulaeman.
Intending to make deceitful moves, the Thai goalkeeper actually lost the ball. Then, easily Witan struck the ball into the empty goal.
Seen after making a blunder, Suthipong very sorry. Players numbered back 1 was immediately accompanied his friend into the dressing room players.
“For me such errors are natural and I understand,” Palacios said.
“I think he wants to do his best and I talked to him and he wants to make amends,” said the Spanish passports coach.
Furthermore, Thailand will compete in the 2018 Asian Cup Qualifying on October 24 to November 8, 2017. Thailand joined in Group I with Japan, Singapore, and Mongolia host.