Press Statement of President of the Republic of Indonesia regarding Congratulatory Message for Indonesian Football National Team at Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java Province, January 26, 2024
Sir, there was also good news from the Indonesian national football team last night which made history by reaching the last 16 of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup for the first time. Your comment, sir?
President of the Republic of Indonesia (Joko Widodo):
Well, alhamdulillah. I believe we are able to make Indonesian national team to reap more achievements if we are really doing serious efforts and hard work, and I’d like to express my congratulations for our national team for advancing to Top 16. I’d like to extend my congratulations for the Indonesian Football Association (PSSI) for their historical milestones. And, I hope we can secure points in the first match of the last 16 round against Australia. Congratulations.