Barito Putera has officially appointed a new coach, Rodney Goncalves to replace Dejan Antonic. But there is a heavy task that weighs on the shoulders of the Brazilian coach / Photo: Instagram Barito Putera
Management Barito Son asked Goncalves to remove the club from the relegation zone. Of course, this is not an easy matter for a new coach who has a career in Indonesia.
For your information, Goncalves has experience taking care of Brazilian clubs such as Amazonas and Duque de Caxias. Unmitigated, Goncalves had a career in Brazilian football as a coach for 19 years.
In addition, Goncalves also has a UEFA Pro coaching license. Therefore, the management of Barito Putera did not hesitate to ask for her hand.
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Without further ado, Goncalves immediately led the Barito Putera training session at the Gelora Soekarno Field, Mojoagung Village, Pati on Thursday (22/9/2022) afternoon WIB. Before leading the exercise, Goncalves took the time to research the material for the team players nicknamed Laskar Antasari.
Based on the results of his research, Goncalves said that the Peach squad was full of potential young players. Instilling confidence has been a focus for Goncalves during his new days as coach of a Liga 1 team.
“I see this team has young potential players as well as players who had defended the Indonesian national team. We must be able to make the players more confident and we can certainly do that to get better results in the future,” said Gonvalves as quoted by the PT Liga receipt page. New Indonesia (PT LIB), Friday (23/9/2022).
“I have seen several matches of this team. I have also worked with Rafael Silva and know Renan Alves and Rafinha,” he continued.
“Plus the coaches in the team who are from Brazil will really help me work in this team and adapt quickly,” he added.