Indonesia U-16 national team coach, Bima Sakti. Photo: AFF
To increase the motivation of the players, Milky Way using aggressive parenting. The players were never allowed to play even if only in training sessions.
“I instilled it in the U-16 Indonesian National Team, even though the training was only cat and mouse, no playing under the hood. There was no laughing,” reported from YouTube Sport77 OfficialFriday (19/8/2022).
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The 46-year-old coach said various training patterns must be done with focus and seriousness. The goal is that the players can feel the benefits.
“We really practice (the Indonesian U-16 national team players). Seizing the ball must really be like that (in training),” he said.
Bima Sakti said that having a genuine passion for playing football should not only be done during matches. However, it must also be instilled in practice.
“Habits in training 100 per cent will carry over in the game. I agree with that,” he said.
Currently, the Indonesian U-16 National Team has succeeded in making it proud Red and white after winning the 2022 AFF U-16 Cup. However, the task has not been completed because the same team is prepared for the 2023 U-17 Asian Cup Qualification which will take place from 1-9 October 2022.