Indonesia beaten by Japan, Erick’s response to Sananta

CNN Indonesia

Thursday September 21, 2023 06:38 IWST

The Indonesian national volleyball team will face Afghanistan at the 2023 Asian Games on Thursday (21/9). (Doc. Stroke)

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia

News Indonesian national volleyball team lost 0-3 to Japan in Pool F match Asian Games 2023 has become the most popular sports news in the last 24 hours.

Apart from this, the news that Moto2 riders cannot enter India due to strange reasons is also in the spotlight of readers.

Here are the three most popular sports news stories in the last 24 hours on, summarized in the Top 3 Sports:

1. Asian Games results: Indonesian national volleyball team loses to Japan

The Indonesian national volleyball team lost 0-3 to Japan in the group match of the 2023 Asian Games at the East Stadium of Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, Wednesday (20/9) evening WIB.

The team coached by Jeff Jiang Jie lost with a score of 18-25 in the first set. Then Farhan Halim and his friends lost again 20-25 in the second set.

Then, in the third set, the Indonesian national volleyball team lost 18-25 to Japan. Indonesia, however, still has a chance of qualifying for the round of 16 provided they defeat Afghanistan on Thursday (21/9).

2. Moto2 riders cannot enter India for strange reasons

Moto2 rider Sam Lowes cannot enter India until Wednesday (20/9) for a strange passport reason.

Lowes currently lives on the Isle of Man, aka Mann Island. Administratively, the region is part of the United Kingdom.

This means that Lowes has a British passport. However, Indian authorities required an Isle of Man passport as a condition of obtaining a visa to enter India. Even though there is no Isle of Man passport.

“It’s like asking a Swiss resident for a Geneva passport,” a Lowes colleague was quoted as saying by Speed ​​Week.

3. Erick’s response after Sananta didn’t let him join the Indonesian U-24 national team

PSSI President Erick Thohir responded after Persis Solo did not let Ramadhan Sananta join the Indonesian U-24 national team at the 2022 (2023) Asian Games.

Erick said the PSSI could not do much as the 2023 Asian Games were not included in the FIFA calendar, unlike the 2024 U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers which took place at the same time. time as the FIFA calendar in September 2023.

“We are looking for a solution together, but I ask the league in particular to do so [Kualifikasi] AFC U-23 [September] for April [2024 di Qatar], I begged the league to stop for a moment. The league agrees, the clubs also agree that this can be done [melepas] best player,” said Erick in Jakarta, Wednesday (20/9).

“But it’s still a headache because [Asian Games] It is not included in the FIFA calendar. Our players in Europe still have no answer as to whether or not they can strengthen themselves. “We know there are four to five players playing in Europe,” he added.

Ramadhan Sananta is officially absent from the Indonesian national team’s defense at the 2022 Asian Games to be held in 2023 as he has not received clearance from Persis Solo.

Sananta did not get permission from the club he belonged to, Persis Solo. This meant that Sananta could not join Indra Sjafri’s team.


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