JAKARTA, CILACAP.INFO – PSSI officially appointed Police Brigadier General Uden Kusuma Wijaya to be the manager of the Indonesian national team that will compete in the upcoming 2021 SEA Games. The determination was made by PSSI at the Executive Committee (Exco) meeting on Monday (3/5).
PSSI Chairman Mochamad Iriawan said that the election of Uden Kusuma was based on his proposal and was approved by all Exco PSSI members.
“We think Pak Uden deserves to assume the position of manager of the Indonesian national team at the upcoming 2021 SEA Games. He has the capacity and ability as a team manager, and he also has experience in Indonesian football, ”said Iriawan.
As is known, Uden currently also serves as an expert at the Ministry of Youth and Sports (Kemenpora). He is also the Chairperson of the DKI Jakarta PSSI Asprov.
“We hope that Uden is able to carry out his duties well and PSSI gives full support to him. Moreover, we are targeting the Indonesian national team to win gold in the upcoming 2021 SEA Games, “he added.
Meanwhile, Uden Kusuma admitted that he was ready to assume the position in accordance with the decision of the PSSI. This is certainly a mandate that must be carried out well, especially when PSSI is targeting the national team to win gold in the event.
“I would like to thank Ketum and Exco PSSI for the trust given to me. As a manager, of course, the first thing I will manage is the players. “I will communicate with the national team coaches about which players will be selected,” said Uden.