Tue, 19 Dec 2000

C. Java players join Asian C'ships squad

SEMARANG (JP): Five soccer players from Central Java have been invited by the Ministry of National Education to join the national team in the Asian Soccer Students Championships in Sri Lanka in January.

The five players are Dwi Adi Yuwono, Eko Prasetyo, Suswanto, Suparno and Haryanto.

Central Java soccer training center for the students coach Hariyadi said that the five players would join the team in the Ragunan Sports School and would be coached by Edy Santoso.

"I hope they can perform well in the Asian Championships. It will be difficult because big countries including Japan, China, South Korea and Thailand will also compete," he said. (har)