They were beaten by Bulgaria 3-0 and then eliminated by Croatia 7-1 before playing 3-3 against Saudi Arabia.
After appearing in the tournament in Croatia, the Indonesian U-19 national team is preparing to do another trial. With three opponents waiting, such as Qatar, Bosnia and Herzegovina and local club Dinamo Zagreb.
This has also been confirmed directly by the General Chairperson (Ketum) of PSSI, Mochamad Iriawan.
“Next, we have prepared a trial match for the U-19 national team this September at TC Croatia,” said Iriawan as quoted from the PSSI website.
“They will play Qatar twice on the 17th and 20th, then Bosnia and Herzegovina on the 25th, and finally Dinamo Zagreb on the 28th,” explained the man who is familiarly called Iwan Bule.
Iwan Bule added that he saw that the Garuda Muda squad had shown positive developments during the two weeks of undergoing TC in Croatia.
Including when he saw the U-19 national team testing against Bulgaria, Croatia and Saudi Arabia.
“The three trials yesterday, in terms of results we couldn’t win, but this team is in process and continues to develop.”
“We hope the players will continue to fight hard and be excited about the training camp.”
“PSSI will continue to fully support coach Shin Tae-yong’s program for the U-19 national team,” said Iwan Bule.
The U-19 national team is prepared to face the U-19 AFC Cup which will be held in early 2021 in Uzbekistan.
Furthermore, in the same year the Garuda Muda squad will compete in the prestigious U-20 World Cup where Indonesia is the host.
The following is the schedule for the U-19 national team trial matches in Croatia:
Indonesia U-19 national team vs Qatar (17 and 20 September 2020)
Indonesia U-19 national team vs Bosnia and Herzegovina (25 September 2020)
U-19 Indonesia national team vs Dinamo Zagreb (28 September 2020)