The Indonesian Professional Footballers Association (APPI) named Andritany Ardhiyasa as the best player for Liga 1 2022-2023 in the July-August period / Photo: Persija Jakarta
In 10 weeks of Liga 1 2022-2023, position Andritany irreplaceable under the crossbar Persija Jakarta. At least he has appeared for 900 minutes this season.
During that time, the 30-year-old goalkeeper made 36 saves. Amazingly, this number is recorded as the most compared to other goalkeepers who appear in Liga 1.
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Thanks to his brilliant saves, Andritany managed to record five clean sheets. In fact, he’s only conceded five times out of 10 games this season.
In terms of ball distribution, the goalkeeper from Ciganjur also has a pretty good record. He managed to make 120 short passes with an accuracy rate of 97.5 percent, while for long passes he has recorded 59 kicks with a success rate of 59.3 percent.
Reporting from Persija’s official website, Friday (9/30/2022), his slick performance made Andritany named by APPI as the best player for Liga 1 2022/2023 for the July-August period. Of course, it proves that Andritany is still one of the best local goalkeepers to play in Liga 1 even though he has not been called up to the Indonesian national team for a long time.
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Persija goalkeeper coach, Jan Klima, also admitted that he was happy with the award that his team received. According to the former Czech national team goalkeeper coach, Andritany deserved this reward.
“Congratulations on the award. I’m happy that he won the best player in July-August. He deserves this if you see what he does during training and during matches,” said Klima.
Thanks to his brilliant performance, Andritany brought the Kemayoran Tigers to the fifth position in the 2022/2023 Liga 1 standings. Thomas Doll’s men have 21 points, the result of six wins and three draws and only one defeat this season.
Andritany’s greatness will also be tested by his team’s arch-rival, Persib Bandung in the next match. The 11th week of the 2022/2023 Liga 1 match is scheduled to take place on Sunday (2/10/2022) at 16.00 WIB at the Gelora Bandung Lautan Api (GBLA) Stadium.