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Jakarta Post

Frustration over RI soccer after defeats

  • Dicky Christanto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, October 18 2019   /  01:01 am

Hugely disappointed with their national team’s 3-1 defeat to Vietnam in a 2022 World Cup qualifier, Indonesian soccer fans hold the Soccer Association of Indonesia (PSSI) accountable and are demanding the currently chiefless association take immediate action to solve the problems in national soccer.“We, as the fans, will go to all the people running for the chief PSSI seat and ask for their commitment to fix the problem. We are going to make public their promises so they will [follow through] as everyone watches,” Ignatius Indro, head of the National Team Supporters Association, told The Jakarta Post on Wednesday.Indro also said the association had vowed to reject the PSSI’s annual report, which is to be presented at a special congress to be held on Nov. 2 to elect a new PSSI chief. With the national team’s four losses in a row, Indro added, the association simply had no reason...