The Indonesian U-23 national team will have a crucial match against Turkmenistan U-23 in Group K of the 2024 U-23 Asian Cup Qualification. The match is scheduled to take place at Manahan Stadium Solo, Tuesday (12/9/2023) / Photo: AFC
The Indonesian U-23 national team will have a crucial match against Turkmenistan U-23 in Group K of the 2024 U-23 Asian Cup Qualification. The match is scheduled to take place at Manahan Stadium Solo, Tuesday (12/9/2023).
The winner of this match will automatically qualify for the 2024 U-23 Asian Cup finals. Currently, Indonesia U-23 and Turkmenistan U-23 both have three points.
However, Indonesia U-23 is temporarily in the top ranking after winning 9-0 over Taiwan. Meanwhile, Turkmenistan only broke through Taiwan’s goal four times.
Indonesia U-23 and Turkmenistan U-23 have certainly prepared strategies to get full points in the final match of the Group K phase. One of them is providing strict guarding against players who are considered dangerous.
Shin Tae-yong has already picked up several names of Turkmenistan players that his team will be wary of in the next match. So, who are they?
Here are 3 Turkmenistan players that the Indonesian U-23 national team should watch out for
1. Samammet Hydyrov
Samammet Hydyrow is one of the deadly bullets on Turkmenistan’s front line in Group K of the 2024 U-23 Asian Cup Qualification. It is not an exaggeration if he is considered a player that the Indonesian U-23 defense line should be wary of.
In the first match against Taiwan, Hydyrow scored a hat-trick. Not only being a predator in the opponent’s defense, the 22-year-old player is also known as an all-round player. Yes, Hydyrow can play as a centre-forward, left winger and right winger.
2. Nurmyrat Rozyyev
Another name to watch out for is Nurmyrat Rozyyev. This one player should also be watched out for by Pratama Arhan et al because he managed to make a contribution when Turkmenistan beat Taiwan 4-0. At that time he scored a goal through a hard kick in the 76th minute.
3. Mirza Beknazarov
The final player to watch out for is Mirza Beknazarow. He is one of the experienced players in the Turkemnistan U-23 squad.
In total, Beknazarow has defended Turkmenistan nine times. His role as a midfield general can trouble Indonesia U-23’s game.