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Indonesia coach Simon McMenemy supposes that Thailand is the strongest team in Southeast Asia

Indonesia coach Simon McMenemy supposes that Thailand is the strongest team in Southeast Asia

In a recent interview, Indonesian coach Simon McMenemy reiterated the Vietnam victory and confirmed that Thailand is the strongest team in Southeast Asia.

"Thailand is the strongest team in Southeast Asia for many years. At the moment, they have a new coach who can raise the level of the team. They are definitely the strongest team in the region today," coach Simon said.

Although there was no specific assessment of Vietnam recruitment, the Scottish coach Simon did not consider the Park Hang Seo's team seriously: "I faced the Vietnam team in 2010 when I led the Philippines. That match changed the game. my life when I won 2-0 on My Dinh stadium ".

In the opinion of coach Simon McMenemy, Malaysia and Thailand are the two most disturbing Southeast Asian teams. "Malaysia is a great rival for Indonesia. The clash between the two countries will be intense and intense. I hope 80,000 Indonesian viewers will come to the stadium and cheer us in the home game."

Regarding the goal of the island nation, Simon frankly admitted, it is difficult for Indonesia football to win tickets to the 2022 FIFA World Cup. "We have to be realistic with the team of the Indonesian team want to get good results to attend the Asian Cup. But to be in the World Cup is a dream far away".

On the other hand, the Indonesian Football Federation is said to be trying to connect to bring Indonesian players from Europe to play for the national team in the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Among these are the famous names that are playing some big Dutch clubs like Vinnie Vermeer (PSV), Tristan Gooijer (Ajax), Sandy Walsh (Zulte Waregem)...