PREMIUMU-20 World Cup: PSSI sidesteps authority as fans voice concerns over foreign recruits

first_imgpssi-chief Mochamad-Iriawan U-19 national-team GBK Madya-Stadium pssi LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Log in with your social account The decision of three Liga 1 clubs to recruit Brazilian players has raised  eyebrows amid the efforts of the Soccer Association of Indonesia (PSSI) to boost player performance, especially in preparing the U-19 team for next year’s U-20 World Cup in Indonesia.The major concern is speculation that these Brazilian players who meet the U-20 age requirement will become naturalized to play for the national squad at the U-20 World Cup. Many say that such a move would seriously damage morale among the young Indonesian players.Critics have demanded the PSSI to rethink its strategy and prioritize local talents instead at the world-class event.Ignatius Indro of the National Team Supporters Association is among the voices expressing regret over the Brazilians’ recruitment, who said… Forgot Password ? Topics : Facebook Google Linkedinlast_img

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