Indonesia sends 26 players to int'l football tournament in Wuhan

Source: Xinhua| 2019-10-08 21:07:40|Editor: xuxin
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JAKARTA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia has sent 26 players to vie in the CFA Team China Chongqing Three Gorges Bank Cup International Football Tournament 2019 slated for October 9-15 in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the Indonesian football team coach said here on Tuesday.

Players eligible to vie in the tournament were selected from a pool of 30, Indonesia's U-23 national team head coach Indra Sjafrie said.

"Defense and attacking techniques were our compulsory exercises during the training sessions before they departed to China for the tournament," Indra said, adding that the nation's team departed for China on Monday night.

The Indonesian team is scheduled to meet hosts China in its initial match in the tournament scheduled for October 11.

Matches with Jordanian and Saudi Arabian teams in the tournament are scheduled for October 13 and 15 respectively.

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