Without the presence of Iwan Setiawan on the bench, making Ahmad Amiruddin took on the task of motivating players of Borneo FC from the sideline. In the last match against Barito Putera, two days ago, became the third this season he replaced the role of head coach.


The man who is familiarly to be called Amir actually has a good record when replacing Dragan Djukanovic. Sanctions in two games such as against Persib Bandung and Bhayangkara FC in the first round, able to got four points.


Unfortunately, the leadership of Amir resulted a defeat for the first time. Challenging Barito Putera, his team had to go home empty-handed.


"The match against Barito Putera was a difficult match, all have worked hard but it was not our luck in Banjarmasin," said Amir.


Must taking the position of coach Iwan Setiawan, Amir is burdened with heavy burden. Even the mental burden he carries is huge. The final result is very influential on its performance.


"Actually I keep communicating with coach Iwan, I only help control the players in the field, if the strategy and the formation of players are all set by the head coach," said Amir.


Now Amir has one more match to lead Borneo FC, which is hosting PSM Makassar,on Sunday (10/8). Must fight the club from his region, the former Mitra Kukar player has a stake to win the match.


"PSM is also a strong opponent, but we will maximize all the potential that exists, especially playing at home again should be easier," said Amir.


Victory is the ambition and the main target of the team. Moreover the defeat of one goal without reply in the first round ignites the spirit of revenge.


"The matter of revenge I think no. But only we want to play the maximum and can get good results," he concluded. (ABI/KOK)