Jakarta, CNN Indonesia —
The polemic over holding the U-20 World Cup in Indonesia is still popular news on the CNNIndonesia.com sports channel in the last 24 hours, apart from the results of the Indonesia vs Burundi national team.
Indonesian U-20 Hokky national team player Caraka Brilliant also voiced his views on the commotion that had occurred over the past few weeks.
Meanwhile, the Garuda squad ended their March 2023 FIFA Matchday match by drawing against Burundi at Patriot Candrabhaga Stadium, Bekasi.
1. Hokky Caraka: You All Ruined the Dreams of Your Own Nation’s Children
Indonesian U-20 national team striker Hokky Caraka responded to the polemic on the 2023 U-20 World Cup which was threatened with being canceled following the rejection of the Israeli U-20 national team.
Hokky expressed his views through his Instagram account stories. The PSS Sleman striker regretted that the 2023 U-20 World Cup in Indonesia was cancelled.
Playing in the 2023 U-20 World Cup is the dream of many young players, not only in Indonesia, but also in the world. This condition made Hokky express his anxiety via Instagram.
2. Jokowi’s Complete Statement Regarding the 2023 U-20 World Cup
Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) gave the latest statement regarding Indonesia’s situation as the host of the 2023 U-20 World Cup.
This was conveyed by Jokowi in an official statement at the Palace, Jakarta, Tuesday (28/3). Broadly speaking, Jokowi asked that political and sports affairs be separated.
In addition, Jokowi has also sent PSSI Chairman Erick Thohir to meet FIFA representatives in Zurich, Switzerland.
3. Jordi Amat’s words after scoring his debut goal in the Indonesian national team
Jordi Amat expressed his joy after scoring his debut goal when the Indonesian national team was held to a 2-2 draw by Burundi in the second match of FIFA Matchday, Tuesday (28/3).
Jordi scored Indonesia’s second goal in injury time by taking advantage of Marc Klok’s free kick.
This goal saved Indonesia from defeat by Burundi who scored two goals within 10 minutes of the end of the second half.