Three Indonesian football legends who serve as assistant coaches in the U-16 national team/Photo/Ist
This nick made the Indonesian U-16 national team topped the standings in Group A with 6 points from 2 matches. Indonesia overcame Vietnam, which was also ranked 2nd with six points.
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Looking at the U-16 national team at that time, there was one unique thing that some people might not realize, precisely in the coaching team. It is recorded that there are 4 legends of Indonesian football players who served as coaches in the U-16 national team.
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One of them is the Milky Way who has the status of a head coach. In carrying out his duties, he is not alone. With him there are 3 assistant figures who used to work as soccer players as well.
Here are 3 assistant coaches for the Indonesian U-16 national team who are former football players in Indonesia.
1. Indriyanto Nugroho
Similar to Bima Sakti, Indriyanto Nugroho is also a former Indonesian professional soccer player. This Sukoharjo-born player has played for big teams such as Pelita Jaya, PSIS Semarang, to Persik Kediri.
Currently, the alumni of PSSI’s Primavera program is the Assistant Coach of the U-16 National Team. Together with Bima Sakti and colleagues, he worked hand in hand to coach the U-16 National Team in various events that he participated in, including the ongoing 2022 AFF U-16 Cup.