President Jokowi Provides Additional Bonus for U-22 Team
President Joko Jokowi Widodo will provide extra bonus for U-22 National Football Team who have just won the 2019 AFF U-22 Championship after beating Thailand with score 2-1 at the National Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on 26 February 2019.
Previously on Wednesday (27/2), Minister of Youth and Sports Imam Nahrawi handed over a total bonus of Rp2.1 billion for the athletes and officials, with athletes got Rp65 million and officials got Rp62 million each.
I will add Rp200 million for each athlete, coach, assistant coach as well as doctor, said President Jokowi when meeting with the U-22 Team at the Merdeka Palace, Jakarta, Thursday (28/2).
On the occasion, President Jokowi said that the people of Indonesia are highly proud of the national teams achievements in which marked the raise of Indonesian football.
I hope we can get similar achievement in future tournaments, such as Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League and Sea Games, the President added.
After the meeting, President Jokowi and the U-22 Team took a group photo at the backyard of the Merdeka Palace. (FID/DNS/ES)
Translated by: Estu Widyamurti
Edited by: Mia Medyana