Ahead of the inaugural match of the big eight of Liga 1 U-19 Group A facing Bhayangkara FC U-19, on Wednesday (10/18) night, Ricky Nelson's squad is in high motivation and spirit.

This wass seen in the official practice session on Tuesday (10/17) morning at the Kapten I Wayan Dipta Stadium, Gianyar, Bali. All the players were looked excited while undergoing a given training program.

"All players are in a ready condition, no players are absent and hopefully we can get full points in tomorrow's game so we can smooth our targets for the semi-finals and win the U-19 competition," said Ricky Nelson.

This AFC A licensed coach thinks that Bhayangkara FC U-19 which their coach is the former Indonesian national team's player, Charis Yulianto, is one of the strong team in this group.

"Bhayangkara is a team with good players and we have to be wary of them and they have a lot of experienced players who have played liga 2," he said.

"The point is that we are ready to give the best, we are asking for the prayers and supports from all citizens of Samarinda especially Pusamania so that we can achieve the best results in tomorrow (today)," added the former coach of Villa 2000.

As known before, in the struggle in the big eight of Liga 1 U-19, Pesut Etam Junior is in Group A with the hosting team, Bali United U-19 and two other clubs, namely Bhayangkara FC U-19 and Persela Lamongan U-19. With their glorious appearance in the group stage of the last allowance, Borneo FC U-19 is favored by many parties.

However, it did not make the team to became arrogant. "They still have to stay in the ground, trying harder to reach the dream, because our target is to become the champion," said Ricky Nelson. (OZAN/KOK)