Jakarta, CNN Indonesia —
Information about the U-20 Indonesian National Team which was officially disbanded and Gregoria Mariska Tunjung’s victory became the most popular news on the CNNIndonesia.com sports channel in the last 24 hours.
The U-20 Indonesian National Team, which was canceled from competing in the 2023 U-20 World Cup, was disbanded on Saturday (1/4). The announcement was made by Shin Tae Yong after the Garuda Muda squad met President Joko Widodo at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium.
Meanwhile in Spain, Gregoria Mariska Tunjung won over the host representative Carolina Marin as well as advancing to the 2023 Spain Masters final.
Here are the three most popular news on the CNNIndonesia.com sports channel in the last 24 hours:
1. The U-20 Indonesian National Team is Officially Disbanded
It is certain that the U-20 Indonesian national team, the Hokky Caraka and friends, no longer have an agenda after it was officially disbanded following Indonesia’s failure to hold the 2023 U-20 World Cup.
“After this, the players (U-20 Indonesian National Team) and all (parties on the team) who prepared for the U-20 World Cup yesterday will be disbanded,” said Shin Tae Yong at SUGBK, Saturday (1/4).
With the abolition of host status for the 2023 U-20 World Cup, there will automatically be no place for the Garuda Nusantara squad to appear at the biennial event.
2. Netizens’ reactions after the U-20 Indonesian National Team disbanded after meeting Jokowi
Various netizen reactions emerged after the U-20 Indonesian National Team was officially disbanded after meeting President Joko Widodo at the Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium (SUGBK), Saturday (1/4).
The U-20 Indonesian national team was officially disbanded on Saturday (1/4), after canceling its appearance at the 2023 U-20 World Cup after FIFA revoked Indonesia’s status as host.
Netizens provide support to Muhammad Ferarri and friends, and hope that the young people educated by Shin Tae Yong can continue to be enthusiastic about making the country proud on other international stages.
Not a few also pointed to several people as the culprit for Indonesia’s failure to become the host so that the U-20 Indonesian National Team could not compete in the 2023 U-20 World Cup.
3. Gregoria Mariska Beats Carolina Marin in the Spain Masters 2023
Gregoria Mariska Tunjung defeated host champion Carolina Marin in the semifinals of the Spain Masters 2023, Sunday (2/4) early morning.
Gregoria, who lost 10-21 in the first game, then recovered and was able to record two wins in the next game with a score of 21-15 and 21-10.
Gregoria’s achievement in the finals also received enthusiastic applause from netizens. Even though she hasn’t won yet, praise has flowed to the Indonesian women’s singles athlete. This is because Gregoria’s performance has shown a positive signal in the last year or so.