Coach Park Hang-seo (62) criticized Indonesia out of anger at the sudden change in kick-off time.
Indonesia and Vietnam will play the first leg of the semi-finals of the 2022 AFF (ASEAN Football Federation) Mitsubishi Electric Cup at 6:30 pm (Korean time) on the 6th at Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia. Coach Park Hang-seo, who attended the pre-game press conference
held in Jakarta, said, “I have prepared well mentally and physically. We will do our best in tomorrow’s match.” He expressed
his doubts about the decision to deploy safety personnel. 안전놀이터
Indonesia could not control the problem during the home game against Thailand on December 29 last year.
Before the game, Indonesian fans attacked the bus as the Thai team bus entered the stadium. A threatening situation occurred. After the game, Thai fans were assaulted by Indonesian fans, and the
Thai Football Association immediately protested by submitting photos and videos of the attack to AFF, and the Indonesian Football Association president immediately apologized for this. .
Accordingly, the Indonesian Football Association moved the kick-off time from 9:30 pm to 6:30 pm. The reason was that “the kickoff time was changed according to the police’s permission.”
Then coach Park Hang-seo refuted, saying, “It is not good to change the game time due to safety concerns.”
“I don’t know how the FIFA U20 World Cup is going to be held in Indonesia soon, if the schedule has to be changed because of safety concerns,” he said.
Indonesia will host the FIFA U20 World Cup from May 20 to June 11.
When Indonesia, which hosted the second FIFA tournament in Southeast Asia after the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup held in Thailand in 2004, changed the match schedule for safety reasons, manager Park Hang-seo criticized it as “nonsense.”