PSSI calls 25 U-16 players for training

PSSI calls 25 U-16 players for training

U-16 Coach Fakhri Husaini. (ANTARA/Akbar Nugroho Guma)

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - The All Indonesia Football Association (PSSI) said it has called 25 players under 16 years of age (U-16) to join the second training centre to participate in the Jenesys tournament in Japan.

The Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youth or Jenesys will be held in Japan from March 6 to 15, 2018, according to the PSSI`s media statement on Friday.

The 25 players included goalkeepers Ahludz Dzikri (from ASAD 313), Ernando Ari (PPLP Central Java), and Rizky Muhammad (Villa 2000), and defenders Ahmad Rusadi (SSB Prima Utama), Fadillah Nur Rahman (from PPLP West Sumatera), Reza Fauzan (Patriot FC Aceh), Bagas Kaffa (PPLP Medan), Salman Alfarid (Jakarta Footbal Academy), Nadhif Girata (ASOP Apac Inti), Rais Husain (from North Maluku), Mochamad Yudha (SSB Cibinong Putra), and Fajar Fatur Rachman (SSB Masinam).

The midfielders included Mochammad Supriadi (SSB Rungkut), Brylian Negietha (SSB Gelora Putra Delta), David Maulana (PPLP Medan), Komang Teguh (Ragunan), Hamsa Lestaluhu (ASAD 313), Rendy Juliansyah (ASIOP Apac Inti), Amanar Abdilah (SSB Posila), Andre Oktaviansyah (SSB Pelita Jaya), Tolohu M. (ASAD 313), and Yadi Mulyadi (ASAD 313), while strikers included Sutan Zico (Chelsea Soccer School), Ahmad Afhridzal (SSB Tunas Merah Putih), and Alvin Setyawan (SSB Beruang Madu Sakti).

U-16 Coach Fakhri Husaini said the second training center will be organised during the third week of February in East Jakarta. The first training centre was organised from January 20 to 27.

The U-16 team is expected to take part in tournaments, such as the AFF U-16 Cup, from July 30 to August 11, 2018, in Indonesia and the AFF U-16 Cup in Malaysia from September 20-30, 2018.

(Reported by Michael Siahaan/Uu.B003/INE/KR-BSR)

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