ACEHFOOTBALL.net - Indonesian national team coach Shin Tae-yong revealed the condition of his players who were judged not to be maximal before their departure to the United Arab Emirates (UEA) following the continued match of Group G World Cup Qualification 2022 Asia area.
“New player performance almost 50 percent,” Shin said after leading his squad's training at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Tuesday night.
According to the South Korean tactician, one of the main causes of this condition is that the players are fasting.
Having to endure hunger and thirst for most of the day makes nutritional intake and exercise not optimal.
“When fasting, nutrient consumption is very less. It makes improving mental and physical condition difficult,” forever Shin.
Another situation that has kept the players from reaching Shin's standards is that the Indonesian professional football league has not rolled out since it was suspended in mid-March 2020.
Menpora Cup pre-season tournament implementation 2021 on 21 March-25 April he considered not enough to hone the skills of the national team players.
Therefore, Shin Tae-yong seems quite realistic in welcoming the last three Group G World Cup Qualification matches 2022 UAE Asia Zone.
Garuda squad later against Thailand on 3 June 2021, then Vietnam on 7 June 2021 and the United Arab Emirates on 11 June 2021.
Before that, The Indonesian national team will face two trial matches in the UAE, namely facing Afghanistan in 25 May and Oman on 29 May 2021.
“It is true that we should win all three of those group games. However, The important thing is we must be able to show that Indonesian football has bright hopes,” kata Shin.
Indonesian national team since 1 Mei underwent training camp (TC) at the Gelora Bung Karno Intermediate Stadium in preparation for the continued World Cup Qualification 2022.
On Tuesday night, the national team conducts internal matches for the Blue and White teams. Laga 2×35 the White team won that minute with a score 3-1.
White goals scored by Evan Dimas, Ady Setiawan and Saddam Gaffar. While the Blue goal was scored by Muhammad Rafli.
The national team is scheduled to fly from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Tangerang, to the UAE on Monday (17/5) early days.