The Indonesian U-24 national team will face North Korea (North Korea) in the final match of Group F in the 2022 Asian Games football sport. The Indonesian U-24 vs North Korean national team match will take place at Zhejiang Normal University East Stadium, Sunday 24 September 2023 at 15:00 WIB .
Judging from the meeting records, the Indonesian National Team has never won against North Korea. The first meeting between the Indonesian National Team and North Korea took place at the GANEFO event in 1963.
At that time, the Indonesian National Team, which was strengthened by Sahala Siregar, Jus Etek, Januar Pribadi, Emen Suwarman, Fattah Hidajat, Lim Soei Liang, et al were beaten by North Korea 1-5 in Newsdelivers.com.
After the GANEFO event, the Indonesian National Team met North Korea several times in a number of competitions and test matches. One of them was in the 1990 World Cup qualifying round.
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Of the 10 meetings between the two teams, the Indonesia vs North Korea national team match on July 9 1989 was one of the best. At that time, the Indonesian National Team was coached by three coaches M Basri, Iswadi Idris and Abdul Kadir.
At that time, the Red and White squad faced North Korea at Natural Turfo, Pyongyang. Facing North Korea in front of its own public, the Indonesian National Team played quite well even though the final result was not one-sided.
The trio of Indonesian national team coaches at that time brought players of the caliber of Robby Darwis, Jaya Hartono, Herry Kiswanto, Yessy Mustamu, Rully Nere, I Made Pasak, Bonggo Pribadi, Patar Tambunan, Putu Yasa and Inyong Lolombulan.
The Course of the Match
Playing in front of the public, North Korea appeared quite confident. However, it was not easy for North Korea to break through I Gusti Putu Yasa’s goal.
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This goalkeeper from Persebaya struggled to protect the Indonesian National Team’s goal from being conceded. Until the final minute of the match, North Korea struggled to break through the Indonesian National Team’s goal
However, in the 40th minute, the Indonesian National Team conceded through a header from striker Han Hyong-il.
This goal started from a crossing pass from the wing, the ball was met with a header. The ball went to the left side of the Indonesian defense, Han Hyong-il, who was unmarked, managed to head the ball without Putu Yasa being able to block it.
The score remained 1-0 for North Korea in the first half. Entering the second half, North Korea tried to add goals. Han Hyong-il and North Korea’s crossing game are a threat to the Indonesian national team’s back line.
In the 64th minute, North Korea scored the second goal through Han Hyong-il’s action using a crossing pass. North Korea leads 2-0. However, the Indonesian National Team has not given up.
After creating a number of opportunities, the Indonesian National Team finally succeeded in breaking through North Korea’s goal through Inyong Lolombulan’s action.
Inyong is a former player for Persma 1960, Petrokimia and also Mataram Putra. Inyong’s goal started from the movement of player number 12 who passed three North Korean players.
A crossing pass was released into the heart of the North Korean defense, Inyong, who was standing free, immediately threw the ball without goalkeeper Kim Chi-won being able to block it.