GenPI.co – Shin Tae Yong gave a hard code, these five naturalized players are predicted not to be called up to the Indonesian national team.
The coach of the Indonesian national team, Shin Tae Yong, indicated that he would not call for naturalized foreign players if they did not have Indonesian blood.
This was revealed by Shin Tae Yong in a podcast uploaded on Deddy Corbuzier’s Youtube channel on Tuesday (11/1).
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In the podcast, the South Korean tactician explained that the mandatory requirement for foreign players to be called upon was to have Indonesian blood.
“I only want players with Indonesian descent (to be naturalized in the future) and not those without Indonesian blood,” said Shin Tae Yong.
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“This is not a player from another country who has moved to become an Indonesian citizen,” he added.
Shin Tae Yong’s words indirectly reduce the chances of these naturalized players to strengthen the Indonesian national team in their era.
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Shin Tae Yong’s desire can be seen from the way he minimizes calling players without Indonesian blood.
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