POS-KUPANG.COM – Accelerate the ranking of the Indonesian national team like Canada. Such is the ambition of the general president of PSSI, Mochamad Iriawan.
Why is it called Canada, the national team of the North American confederation (Concacaf)? According to Iwan Bule, the nickname of Mochamad Iriawan, Canada has just been named “the best FIFA player of the year”.
The award was pinned in Canada after successfully becoming the country with the highest ranking increase during the FIFA rankings announcement on February 10, 2022.
Currently, Canada is ranked 33rd in FIFA. Although in December 2020, John Herdman’s Polish team was still anchored in 72nd place.
“In 2014, Canada was still ranked 122nd in the world. If calculated from October 2014 to February 2022, Canada has flown through 89 levels,” Iriawan said on Saturday, February 26, 2022.
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This feat is the highest ranking in the history of Canadian football. Canada’s previous ranking was 40th (1996).
Canada has set a FIFA record since the imposition of a ranking system in 1993. The previous record was set by the Jamaica national team in 2015 with a jump of 21 levels from 76th to 55th.
In order to keep up with Canada, Iriawan made various breakthroughs. One of them recruits a South Korean trainer, Shin Tae-yong.
Shin Tae-yong is the tactician who helped South Korea beat Germany 2-0 in the final Group F match of the 2018 World Cup.
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