Indonesia Qualified to AFC U-16 Final Round
Indonesia, as the host country for AFC U-16 group elimination round, qualified to the AFC U-16 final round in 2008 as predicted before. Aside from two defeats in a contending match against Japan and foolish game against Cambodia, Indonesia booked three wins against Hong Kong, Laos, and Vietnam.
Indonesia won 1-0 against Hong Kong. Alan Martha scored the only goal for Indonesia. Another same scored victory was booked against Laos. this time, Reffa Money scored the goal in the second half. Unfortunately Indonesia could not take advantage of supports from 5000 supporters and finally defeated by Japan 1-2. Reffa Money scored the only goal for Indonesia in the match.
Alan Martha scored four goals in a match against Vietnam, which ended in a 4-1 victory for Indonesia. Unfortunately, Indonesia team acted carelessly by playing poor against weak team Cambodia. Indonesia was defeated 1-0 against Cambodia, but still qualify to the final round as the group’s runner up.