Indonesia's national team U-23 today went to Hongkong to attend a friendly match against local team, Tuesday, February 8, 2011. The plan, the game will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, February 9.
Originally scheduled to Indonesia and Hong Kong national team will play two times, on 9 and 12 February 2011. However, it changed and makes Yong Aribowo melakoni cs only one match on Wednesday.
"At five o'clock in the morning (the plane departed) from Soekarno Hatta Airport," said assistant coach, Wolfgang Pikal, on VIVAnews.
"There will be only one game, we will again arrive in Jakarta on Thursday morning (February 10, 2011) at 09:00 am," added Pikal again.
This match is important for the care team Alfred Riedl. The reason is, this is their first fight abroad since incorporated in the Training Camp (TC) in January.
Previously, U-23 national team had trials with Pelita Jaya U-21. However, Riedl think the match was just a practice match and there are no special preparations to deal with it.
However, Riedl foster children eventually forced a 1-1 draw by Pelita Jaya at Bung Karno Stadium, Senayan, Jakarta. Single goal Hendro Siswanto printed team.
Facing Hong Kong, Riedl also can not remember a lot of experimenting five players to injury. Includes lively winger Oktovianus Maniani newly separated from the sanctions due to leave the Training Camp to join the club, Sriwijaya FC.
"This is not an appropriate preparation for us. But we still have 14 players who fit outside the three goalkeepers," Riedl said after practice yesterday.
In addition, Riedl also confirmed that the match against Hong Kong would not be burdened with the target. One of the things you want to achieve Riedl just keep foster children no longer gets injured.