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England outing aims to boost RI soccer

  • Ramadani Saputra

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, January 11 2019   /  01:49 am

Masterminds: Technical director of the Garuda Select program and former Chelsea player Dennis Wise (left), PSSI secretary-general Ratu Tisha Destria (second left), head coach Des Walker (right) and director of Super Soccer TV Mirwan Suwarso (second right) pose for a photograph after announcing the names of the program participants in Jakarta on Thursday.(Antara/Indrianto Eko Suwarso)The newest batch under the Garuda Select program, comprising 24 players and four coaches, is gearing up to spend an 18-month training program in England starting Jan. 15 thanks to the Soccer Association of Indonesia (PSSI) in collaboration with SuperSoccer TV.

The Garuda Select Team will be helmed by former England national team player Des Walker and the technical director Dennis Wise, who played for Chelsea during his soccer career.

Walker and Wise were directly involved in selecting all 24 pla...