Indra Sjafri Will Never Accept Naturalization Players

Indra Sjafri Will Never Accept Naturalization Players

Indonesia U-19 national team coach, Indra Sjafri, insists will not accept naturalized players to enter the team. According to Indra, there are still many talented young players who can be great footballer.

Naturalization process is quite a lot happening in Indonesia, especially for senior players. They want to be naturalized because they have Indonesian blood from their extended family or have settled long in the country.

Indra did not want to take a headache related to naturalization. For Indra, to the level of young players should not need to look for naturalized players.

“I do not know because it’s a matter of policy try to ask the federation, but if I hold on at a young age, I will never receive naturalized people.” Record it, “said Indra, Friday (6/10/2017).

“If I hold the level in the U-19 or U-16 there will never be a naturalized player,” said the former coach of Bali United.

The real name of the naturalized player is Ezra Walian. Manado bloody players, North Sulawesi, it is naturalized to join the U-22 Indonesia team ahead of SEA Games 2017 some time ago.

Currently aggressively discussed is Sandy Walsh who has Indonesian blood from his mother. 22-year-old player was defending the Belgian club, SV Zulte Waregem. He also once defended the U-20 Dutch national team.