Kim Jeffrey Kurniawan

Kim Jeffrey Kurniawan is another scouted young talented Indonesian footballers abroad. He was actually a German citizen, but has an Indonesian father. He is 20 years old and played for FC Heidelsheim last season. It was a low division German club.

As it is known Jeffrey Kim Kurniawan is a grandson of Kwee Hong Sing which is a former player Persija Jakarta and the Indonesian National Team in the era-the 1950s. At that time Indonesia is handled by the national team coach from Yugoslavia, Antun Pogacnik. Under the tutelage of Pogacnik, Indonesia won the bronze medal in 1958 Asian Games, almost surpass the Soviet Union Lev Yashin reinforced at the Olympics in 1956, beat China in World Cup qualification in 1958, and won Merdeka Cup in Malaysia in 1961 and 1962. Kim Jeffrey Kurniawan is projected to be part of Olympic Team once his Indonesian citizenship is completed. (*)

~ by indonesianfootball on December 22, 2010.

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