The Indonesian national team has fixed several problems ahead of facing Iraq in the first Group F match of the second round of the 2026 World Cup Qualifications in the Asian zone / Photo: PSSI
BASRA – The Indonesian national team has fixed several problems ahead of facing Iraq in the first Group F match of the second round of the 2026 World Cup Qualifications in the Asian zone. Jordi Amat admitted that currently the Garuda Squad is training to strengthen the defense line.
The Indonesian National Team’s defense line is Shin Tae-yong’s focus ahead of the match against Iraq. Understandably, the opponent he is facing is currently ranked 68th in the world.
Plus, Iraq has a positive record when facing the Indonesian National Team, suffering five defeats and one draw. So it is not surprising that the Indonesian National Team continues to improve in order to achieve positive results in this away match.
Jordi is very aware that the Indonesian National Team’s match against Iraq will be tough. However, he ensured that the Garuda Squad would bring out their best in the next match.
“Yes, tomorrow will be a tough match, we know Iraq is a strong team. But tomorrow Indonesia will give 100 percent and 11 players will fight to win every duel,” said Jordi Amat in a statement received by SINDOnews, Wednesday (14/11/2023 ).
The player who is currently strengthening Johor Darul Ta’zim said that currently the Indonesian National Team has been training to strengthen the defensive wall from attacks by Iraqi players. “In recent days, we worked on defense so I praise them, so I expect a good match, I hope tomorrow the stadium will be full, that’s good for the country, so let’s see a good match tomorrow,” he added.