Macedonian U19 national team played two friendly games against Indonesia during the past week.
photo by FFM: moment of the first match
The coach Shkumbin Arslani used these friendlies to give a chance to several new players and to get acquainted with their quality to know if he can count on them in the future. We lost the first game 4:1 while the second one ended up with a goalless draw. It must be emphasized that our national team played with players one generation younger than the opponent. The games were played in the Croatian towns Sinj and Klis, on 11th and 14th of October.
The Indonesian team was lead by Korean manager Shin Tae-yong who lead South Korea at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
11 October, NK Junak stadium in Sinj
Macedonia – Indonesia 1:4 (1:1)
Goals: Dimitar Todorovski – 13′ Witan Sulaeman, 58′ 69′ Jack Brown, 83′ Irfan Jauhari
Macedonia: Novakov, Kostovski, Saiti, Markoski, Krstevski, Ljatifi, Feta, Ramani, Ilievski, Todorovski, Ignjatov.
Bench: Nikoloski, Dalipi, Sopi, Fetai, Rushtu, Abazi, Markovski, Shaini, Petejchuk, Velichkovikj-Radulovikj, Saliu.
Indonesia: M. Adisatryo; Pratama Arhan, Elkan Baggott, Rizky Ridho, Bagas Kaffa; Irfan Jauhari, Mohammad Kanu, David Maulana (C), Witan Sulaeman; Braif Fatari, Saddam, Emiruddin. Bench: Erlangga Setyo, Yofandani Damai, Andi Irfan, Khairul Zakiri, Muhamad Fadhil, Yudha Febrian, Bayu Fiqri, M. Bahril, Beckham Putra, Jack Brown, Brylian Aldama, Komang Teguh.
14 October, NK Uskok stadium in Klis
Macedonia – Indonesia 0:0
Macedonia: Nikoloski, Markovski, Krstevski, Velichkovikj-Radulovikj, Fetai, Ljatifi, Shaini, Todorovski, Ilievski, Feta, Saitoski. Bench: Novakov, Kostovski, Saiti, Markoski, Ramani, Rushtu, Abazi, Petejchuk, Saliu, Dalipi, Sopi, Ignjatov.
Indonesia: M. Adisatryo; Pratama Arhan (C), Elkan Baggott, Komang Teguh, Bayu Fiqri; Irfan Jauhari, Mohammad Kanu, Beckham Putra, Witan Sulaeman; M. Bahril, Saddam, Emiruddin. Bench: Erlangga Setyo, Yofandani Damai, Khairul Zakiri, Bagas Kaffa, Yudha Febrian, Brylian Aldama, David Maulana, Mochammad Supriadi, Jack Brown, Sandi Arta, Ahmad Rusadi, Rizky Ridho.
This is the list of 26 players that were called up for this friendlies:
Kire Novakov – Triglav
Ivan Nikoloski – Rabotnichki
Albin Saiti – Hrvatski Dragovoljac
Filip Kostovski – Sileks
*Spase Terziev – Akademija Pandev
Benjamin Dalipi – Dubrava Tim-kabel
Imran Fetai – Apolonia
Viktor Krstevski – Vardar
Slave Markoski – Ohrid
Martin Radulovikj Velichkovikj – Vardar
*Ivan Nikolov – Akademija Pandev
Hamza Ramani – Vlazrimi 77
Behar Feta – Shkendija
Anatolij Petejchuk – Vardar
Dimitar Todorovski – Rabotnichki
Jonus Rushtu – Rabotnichki
Florent Sopi – Österlen
Lavdrim Ljatifi – Boldklubben af 1893
Dario Markovski – Preußen Münster
Zufer Shaini – Brinje Grosuplje
Rejan Abazi – Rabotnichki
Fisnik Saliu – Vardar
Leonid Ignjatov – Hajduk
*Metodi Maksimov – Rabotnichki
Mario Ilievski – Septemvri
Emir Saitoski – Domžale
* Terziev, Nikolov Metodi Maksimov couldn’t play at these friendly games due to positive COVID-19 test.