According to Ricky, the forward line of Borneo FC was not in their top performance during the first round of the competition. Borneo FC succeed to be in the top position of the standing and picked 13 points. However, they are not satisfied enough with this achievemtn. The team created only 8 gals in the first round.
Leading in the standing, the total of Borneo FC's goals are less more than Perseru Serui who finished in the 4th position and collected 9 goals. Borneo FC U-19 Head Coach, Ricky Nelson hopes that his team will use this competition's break to find the new striker.
"We got problem in finishing touch. On the second round, we're going to find a new striker to help us to solve that problem." said Ricky at Segiri Stadium, Samarinda, on Thursday (8/24).
Pesut Etam junior only have Andrian Khoirul as their pure striker. But his performance still has not reached 100 percent. With Borneo FC U19, Andrian has only scored 2 goals so far. Ricky hopes that the new striker will have more power and also has good positioning.
"We will use the breaks to find new good striker who has power and good positioning inside the penalty box. We will search for striker from the football club in Java." he said. By the end of the first round of Liga 1 U-19, Borneo FC finished on the top of the standing of group 3 and collected 13 points. The runner up is Mitra Kukar who collected 9 points, and then followed by Persipura in the third place who collected 8 points. (DMZ/KOK)