Had Retired, Benny Wahyudi Called Again

Had Retired, Benny Wahyudi Called Again

There is something surprising in the list of 20 players National Team (Timnas) Indonesia for a test match against Fiji at the Patriot Stadium, Bekasi on (02/09/2017). Benny Wahyudi’s name is also listed, although this Arema FC player has already said retirement from the national team.

This is what makes Benny confused. But the 31-year-old has yet to confirm whether or not to take the call.

Indeed, Benny never expressed to retire from the Indonesian national team. It was revealed after Indonesia failed to win the AFF Cup in 2016 after losing 2-3 aggregate of Thailand.

At that time, Benny has a special reason so make the decision to retire. He wants to give opportunities to young players who have the potential to replace him in the left back position.

Not only that. Benny also reasoned that in the left-back sector takes young players because the energy needed in the position is quite large.

“Previously I also never spoke of a break from Timnas, but this is called again,” said Benny.

In addition to Benny, there are three players Arema FC who get a national team call. They are goalkeeper Kurnia Meiga, Adam Alis and Johan Ahmad Alfarizie.

Later they will gather to undergo training with other players who were called on Thursday (08/31/2017).

Ezra Walian: You Can See How Three U-22 National Team Goals

Ezra Walian admitted proud after undergoing debut with U-22 national team Indonesia in SEA Games 2017.

Ezra played full-length in the second Group B match of the Under-22 national team against the Philippines at the Shah Alam Stadium, Selangor, on Thursday (17/08/2017). In such action, Indonesia successfully defeated the opponent with a score of 3-0.

Each Luis Milla landing squad goal was donated by Septian David Maulana in the 7th minute, Muhammad Hargianto (45th minute), and Saddil Ramdani (59 ‘).

According to Ezra, the process of each Luis Milla squad goal should be appreciated.

“We played very well, you can see how we scored three goals, I am proud to be part of this team,” said Ezra after the game.

Ezra did not donate goals, but scored an assist for the third goal U-22 national team which is packed by Saddil.

With this result, Indonesia ranks second in Group B under Vietnam with four points.

In the third game, Evan Dimas et al will face East Timor at Selayang Band Selayang Stadium, Selangor, Sunday (20/08/2017).

PSM Ignore First Meeting of Kontra Persela

PSM Ignore First Meeting of Kontra Persela

At the first round of League 1 competition, PSM Makassar successfully won 3-1 when entertaining Persela Lamongan. Now, Persela have a chance to retaliate when playing at Surajaya Stadium, Lamongan, Saturday (12/08/2017) night.

Aware of acting as a guest, PSM was reluctant to think of impressive results in the first round as a benchmark. He predicts the match at Surajaya Stadium will be held tight.

“The first game was a long time ago, I think it has changed a lot. Persela rediscovered its performance, better than the game at the start of the season. We have to be alert to Persela’s quick attack, “PSM coach Robert Rene Alberts said in a press conference before the game on Friday (11/08/2017).

However, the Dutchman asserted, his team still aiming at the achievement of numbers in the game, although predicted will not be easy. Additional numbers are needed, in order to keep an opportunity out as a champion at the end of the season.

“We have a target, collecting points in every game away. It became one of the conditions that we are seriously want to become champions this season, “he said.

Seriousness PSM emerged as one of the challengers of the League title 1 this season, also seen from the decision of the team to bring in striker Pavel Purishkin Anyar from Uzbekistan. Only, Robert does not yet know if the new player can be played directly.

“We are still waiting for the development of new foreign players, whether it can be played or not for tomorrow’s game. Everything is still in process, so I do not know yet. We came here with 18 players, including Pavel, “said Robert.

The same is also expressed by goalkeeper Rivky Mokodompit. He said he and his colleagues at PSM is ready to undergo a game away Persela face.

“We’ve watched several matches of Persela and have been analyzed as well. They play what, what players habits like, we have analysis and we evaluate, so there is no problem. We are ready against Persela, “Rivky said.