Indonesia team will play with patience against Myanmar in AFF U-16 soccer championship

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Indonesian U-16 squad practiced ahead of semi-final match against Myanmar. (Source: PSSI)

Jakarta, IO – The Indonesian National Team will exercise patience when playing against Myanmar in the 2022 AFF U-16 Cup semi-final at Maguwoharjo Stadium, Sleman, Yogyakarta, Wednesday (10/8).

“We have to play more patiently and tactfully. Don’t make unnecessary mistakes,” said Indonesian coach Bima Sakti, as reported by Antara, Tuesday (9/8).

According to Bima, this is important for players because Myanmar is a known as a well-organized and militant team. They have also demonstrated high fighting spirit just like Vietnam and Thailand. Indonesian team, nicknamed Garuda Asia, according therefore must be disciplined and focused, especially in fending off counterattack.