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Key player injury might upset Indonesia’s ambition in 2021 FIFA U20 World Cup

Key player injury might upset Indonesia’s ambition in 2021 FIFA U20 World Cup

Indonesia will be hosting the 2021 FIFA U20 World Cup event. Indonesia has become the second Southeast Asian country to host this event, the first country was Malaysia back in 1997.

Amiruddin Bagus Kahfi Al-Fikri, the Indonesian prodigy picked up a serious ligament injury and expected to be in the sideline for 8 months.

The 18-year-old is the top striker for the Garuda National Youth team with 16 goals.

The youngster also played a crucial part for the Indonesia U16 national team when they won gold at AFF U16 Youth Championship back in 2018. For the player, he also earned for himself the golden boot award with 12 goals.

His talent does not go unrecognized when he was selected by International Youth Development by Chelsea FC in Singapore.

Bagus got this serious injury then the Garuda Youth team is touring in England and they were playing against Reading U18.

The striker is a national treasure to the Garuda, and he would be expected to play a pivotal role for the Indonesian National Youth team during FIFA U20 World Cup next year.

Currently, Bagus is being treated in England and soon he will undergo surgery. Under the hand of the best physician, the Garuda remains optimistic about his chance of early recovery.