The coach of the U-23 Indonesian national team, Shin Tae-yong, has conducted an evaluation ahead of the U-23 Thailand opponent in the semifinals of the U-23 AFF Cup. / Photo: Instagram @pssi
RAYONG – The defender of the U-23 Indonesian national team, Kadek Arel Priyatna revealed that Shin Tae-yong had conducted an evaluation ahead of the U-23 opponent in Thailand in the semifinals of the 2023 AFF U-23 Cup. According to him, the coach from South Korea gave directions to play simple and right decision.
Playing at the Rayong Provincial Stadium, Thailand, Thursday (24/8/2023) evening WIB, the U-23 Indonesian national team will face tough resistance from the home team. The reason is, not only Garuda Muda wants to win, but Thailand U-23 is also determined to secure a place in the top round.
Meanwhile, the U-23 Indonesian national team on paper is not favored to win, because in the group phase they were only able to win 1-0 over Timor Leste and lost 1-2 to Malaysia. In fact, Garuda Muda reached the semifinals through the best runner-up route.
Meanwhile, Thailand U-23 successfully showed a good performance in the group phase by sweeping 3 matches with a win. These results made the home team come out as winners of Group A.
Kadek Arel Priyatna said that the U-23 Indonesian national team had made preparations for the U-23 match against Thailand. He also hopes his team can get good results and ensure themselves to the final round.
“For the training menu, of course we are preparing to fight Thailand, tactically how do we prepare to fight Thailand. Hopefully the results will be good when we fight Thailand,” hoped Kadek Arel Priyatna, quoted from the official PSSI website, Wednesday (23/8/2023).
The Bali United Youth graduate also said that Shin Tae-yong had provided input for his team on how to play simpler and the right way to make decisions.
“Certainly there is (evaluation), before training we have a meeting, of course there is also an evaluation of how to play and it’s simpler and you have to make decisions more precisely,” he said.
“For my preparation, of course, I am very ready to fight Thailand, and for the preparation of the team, of course we are preparing tactics for fighting Thailand, hopefully the results will be positive,” he concluded.