SEA Games 2017, Andik Optimistic Indonesia Sabet Emas if Lewati Malaysia
Andik Vermansah admitted proud of the success of the national team U-22 Indonesia qualify for the semifinals of the SEA Games in 2017 Situs Poker. He is optimistic that Luis Milla troops can win gold medal if passing through Malaysia.
“As an Indonesian citizen, I am very proud of the national team entered the semifinals,” said Andik told BolaSport.com.
Indonesia won the semifinals after beating Cambodia 2-0 in the final Group B match at the Shah Alam Stadium on Thursday (24/08/2017).
Squad Garuda finish as runner-up by summarizing 11 points. Group winners belong to Thailand with 13 points after crushing Vietnam 3-0. In the semifinals, Indonesia will fight Malaysia which won Group A.
Andik sure of Indonesia’s chances to win a gold medal. “If Indonesia’s semifinals can beat Malaysia I believe Indonesia can win,” said Selangor FA players.
As long as the football team participated in the SEA Games, Indonesia only met one time against Malaysia in the semifinals. The incident occurred at the 2013 SEA Games which took place in Myanmar.
In the match that took place at Zayarthiri Stadium, December 19, 2013, Indonesia and Malaysia drew 1-1. Bayu Gatra brought the national team ahead in the 32nd minute, then replied to Thamil Arasu in the 86th minute.
In the penalty shootout, Indonesia won 4-3 after Alfin Tuassalamony, Diego Michiels, Yandi Sofyan, and Ferinando Pahabol success as executioners. Only Manahati Lestusen failed, but Malaysia’s first two Malaysian tos-tosan contesters failed to perform their duties.
However, Indonesia failed to end the 2013 SEA Games with a gold medal for a 0-1 defeat of Thailand in the top game.