Friendlies : International
Kick-off 15:00 WIB (UTC+07:00)
Indonesia Vs Fiji
Indonesia -1 @1.95
Fiji +1 @1.90
Over 2.5 @1.85
Under 2.5 @2.00
Stadion Patriot Candrabhaga, Bekasi, Indonesia. Kick-off 15:00 WIB (UTC+07:00)
Based on FIFA rankings, Fiji is currently ranked 181th, while Indonesia is ranked 175th.
Coach Milla “I know this is my first time with the Indonesian national team and three days is a little time. But I hope the players can understand and come with a good attitude to the team, as well as understand and apply the concept that I brought to the U-22 national team for seven months”
Luis Milla has prepared 19 players to fill the squad that will face Fiji. One of them is U-22 national team goalkeeper, Satria Tama, who replaced the position of Kurnia Meiga who failed to join after being diagnosed with typhoid symptoms.
All best player ready to play in this match.
Probabbly Indonesia (4-3-3):
Andritany Ardhiyasa (GK); Beny Wahyudi, Achmad Jufriyanto, Fachrudin Wahyudi Aryanto, Ahmad Alfarizi (DF); Adam Alis, Bayu Pradana, Stefano Lilipaly (MF); Andik Vermansah, Irfan Bachdim, Boaz Solossa (FW)
Coach: Luis Milla
Coach Gamel said “I chose Indonesia as an opponent because I know that this team is very good. indonesia coach (Luis Milla) is also very good. He likes to play possesion football and relies heavily on ball tactics as well as individual player skills”
Fiji come with many young player
“I changed the composition of players brought here, many young players fill the current squad. So I would love to see our young players answer the tough game from Indonesia, ”
Fiji have problem with hot weather adaptation in indonesia
Fiji national team stopped the exercise early on Thursday (08/31/2017). Coach, Christophe Gamel rate, the players Fiji fatigue and not optimal when practicing because of the hot weather.
“The weather is very different from Fiji, we have to stop the training to get more recovery time,” said Gamel.
Fiji national team coach, Christophe Gamel, warned his squad to not blame the weather conditions if you fail to achieve a positive result on Saturday. According to the coach, Bula Boys failed to recover after a long journey from Fiji to Jakarta along with the heat of the weather encountered.
Fiji reinforced defender Scott Wara who joined Premier League club Stoke City U-18. In addition, there was also the captain Roy Krishna who joined the Wellington Phoenix club.
Besides Krishna, there are four names of Fijian players who had drawn experience in the 2016 Olympics of Rio de Janeiro. The four consist of Setareki Hughes, Queen Tevita Waranaivalu, Iosefo Verevou, and Simione Tamanisau.
Probabbly Fiji (4-5-1):
Tevita Kalisito Cakau Koroi (GK); Epeli Leiroti, Josefata Vunisina Neibuli, Kavaia Rawaqa, Kolinio Vakarauvanua Sivoki (DF); Epeli Saukuru, Amani Makoe Valebalavu, Ratu Tevita Waranaivalu, Christopher Wasasala, Setareki Waqanitoga Hughes (MF); Roy Krishna (FW)
Coach: Christophe Gamel
Probabbly score: 2-0 3-1
RESULT: 0-0 (LOSE)