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Able To Defeat Thailand U-19: Borneo FC Junior Hoped To Stay Humble

Able To Defeat Thailand U-19
Borneo FC Junior Hoped To Stay Humble

12/10/2017 19:21 WITA

Won over Thailand became one precious experience for Borneo FC U-19.
Photo: Fachrul B. Pratama

Successfully won 4-3 over Thailand U-19, coach Ricky Nelson praised the extraordinary spirit of his team.

He revealed that it was a rare opportunity to have a trial match with Thailand U-19 to make all players excited to win.

"Against Thailand, not all players can have the chance, they must first enter the Indonesian national team, so this is a moment where all players are ambitious to give their best ability," explained Ricky.

Facing Thailand U-19, Ricky claimed to absorb a lot of knowledge. Especially from how to play opponents who have talented individuals.

"Thailand U-19 has good passing accuracy and technique, but they are weak on the counter attack, that's what I read and try to take the advantages." Giving an experiment on what strategy to be used in order to win the match," Ricky said.

As a coach, Ricky did not expect, that his team is to become arrogant. Despite the success of bringing the name of Kaltim and Indonesia, the final result of Borneo FC U-19 between Thailand U-19 is quite a valuable experience.

"Stay in the ground because of the status of this match is trials.The media will see the super-talented Borneo FC U-19 team winning against Thailand U-19.However, the main focus back on the original goal is to win the U-19 League and promoting young players to senior teams," explains Ricky.

In line with Ricky, defender and captain Pesut Junior Habibi chose to say a thousand thanks. The team won the victory for the citizens of Samarinda and families who always support the team.

"Alhamdulillah we can win the match, that is not easy because in the beginning had left behind, this result is still a good evaluation and capital for the last eight of League U-19," said Habibi.

Yes, Pesut Junior ready to compete in the big eight in Bali this mid-October. In addition to match against the host Bali United U-19, they joined with Bhayangkara FC U-19 and Persela Lamongan U-19. (RIB/KOK)

Gojek Traveloka Liga 1
Kamis, 19 Oktober 2017
Kickoff 19.00 WITA

Borneo FC


Persela Lamongan

Stadion Segiri, Samarinda

Harga Tiket Masuk:
Tribun Ekonomi Rp25 Ribu
Tribun VIP Rp60 Ribu
Gojek Traveloka Liga 1 2017
1Bhayangkara FC29 19 2 8 51-34 59
2Bali United FC29 17 4 8 66-34 55
3PSM Makassar29 16 7 6 54-33 55
4Madura United29 15 8 6 49-31 53
5Persipura Jayapura29 15 8 6 54-30 53
6Persija Jakarta29 13 10 6 39-19 49
7Barito Putera29 13 6 10 37-35 45
8Arema FC29 11 9 9 32-34 42
9 Borneo FC 28 11 7 10 34-29 40
10Mitra Kukar29 12 4 13 44-60 40
11Persib Bandung28 8 13 7 35-27 37
12Sriwijaya FC29 10 7 12 34-40 37
13Persela Lamongan29 11 3 15 42-42 36
14PS TNI29 9 6 14 38-52 33
15Semen Padang FC29 7 8 14 25-42 29
16Perseru Serui29 6 7 16 22-37 25
17Persiba Balikpapan29 6 5 18 30-48 23
18Persegres Gresik Utd29 2 4 23 22-81 10