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Coach Shin Tae-yong aims to win 2022 AFF Cup

23 Jul 2022 | 17:04 | Football

In an interview with Youtube channel Sport77, coach Shin Tae-yong confirmed that his immediate goal is to lead Indonesia to a championship. AFC Cup In 2022, through the 2023 Asian Cup and the subsequent group stage, they will obtain the right to participate in the 2023 U20 World Cup.

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Coach Shin Taeyong being interviewed (Photo: Sport77)

“First, I want to help Indonesia win the 2022 AFC Cup. Then through next year’s Asian Cup group stage.”coach Shin Tae-yong said.

“The U20 World Cup is my biggest dream while working in Indonesia”the South Korean strategist added.

In addition, coach Shin Tae-yong highly appreciates that many Southeast Asian teams choose to stick with the Korean strategist. He believes this is creating healthy competition in the region.

“Vietnam’s head coach is Korean. Same goes for Malaysia and Indonesia. It has a positive impact on regional football. We compete with each other in a healthy way.”coach Shin Tae-yong answered in an interview with Indonesian Youtube channel Sport77.

According to Bola.com, the success of coach Park Heng-seo and the Vietnamese team started the trend of using Korean strategists in the Southeast Asian country. In early 2020, the Indonesian Football Association signed Shin Tae-yong, while Malaysia appointed coach Kim Panjian after the 2020 AFC Cup defeat.

Video: U19 Vietnam 0-0 U19 Indonesia

Coach Shin Tae-yong will have the chance to face his Korean colleagues working in Southeast Asia as Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia have all been awarded the right to play in the 2023 Asian Cup. However, coach Shin Tae-yong stressed that he is currently only focusing on training in Indonesia.

“My career is not the same as coach Park Hengrui or Kim Panjian. Actually I don’t pay attention to their work. Now I only focus on Indonesian football.” Coach Shin Tae-yong said.

In the last AFF U19 Championship 2022, coach Shin Taiyong directly led the Indonesian U19 team to win the championship at home. However, his team were knocked out of the group stage when they fell behind Vietnam U19s and Thailand U19s.

However, both U19 Vietnam and U19 Thailand stopped in the semi-finals. In the end, Malaysia U19 defeated Laos U19 with a score of 2-0 in the final to win the championship.

Chiang Dao