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Azkals return to 2018 Suzuki Cup semis in Indonesia draw

Nov 25, 2018 - 10:12 PM

Regardless of result, the Azkals advance to the semis as Thailand eliminates Singapore from last-four contention

RETURN. The Philippine Azkals return to the Suzuki Cup semifinals after failing to make it out of the group stage in 2016. Photo by Glen Charles Lopez/Philippine Football Federation

Peaking Azkals eye Suzuki Cup semis berth over Indonesia

Nov 25, 2018 - 3:28 PM

The Philippine Azkals need at least a draw against Indonesia to advance to the 2018 Suzuki Cup semifinals

MAIN STRIKER. Phil Younghusband returns to Gelora Bung Karno Stadium to play an Indonesia team who spoiled the Azkals' Suzuki Cup run in 2010. Photo from AFF Suzuki Cup Facebook

After Indonesia football ban, AFC warns members against 3rd-party interference

Apr 06, 2016 - 8:39 PM

It is extremely damaging for the members who are not only banned from playing international football but also lose their grassroots funding

INTERFERENCE. FIFA on May 30, 2015 suspended Indonesia after the government in Jakarta sought to oust the country's football association. Photo by AFP

Indonesian football 'dying,' players suffer amid crisis

Feb 26, 2016 - 3:07 PM

The crisis was triggered when the domestic league was halted due to a row between the country s football association and the sports ministry and was then compounded by FIFA s decision to suspend Indonesia over government meddling

GAME ON. Indonesia's midfielder Zulfiandi Zulfiandi (2nd R) dribbles the ball past Singapore players Anumanthan Mohan Kumar (2nd at L) and Stanely Ng Yong Woo in their football first round group A match at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore on June 11, 2015. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Indonesia football ban to end soon? Jokowi, FIFA discuss solutions

Nov 02, 2015 - 9:49 PM

Widodo hosting the FIFA meeting at the state palace announced he would form a task force to quickly end the impasse

FOOTBALL CRISIS. Indonesian President Joko Widodo poses with Mariano Araneta, head of the joint FIFA and AFC commision to investigate the football crisis in Indonesia. Photo by AFP

Indonesian football face uncertain future after Vietnam drubbing

Jun 15, 2015 - 5:33 PM

After the SEA Games they don t know what they will do because Indonesian football is frozen already

MISSED. Hansamu Yama Pranata of Indonesia (L) reacts after kicking the ball next to Cong Phuong Nguyen of Vietnam (R) during their men's football bronze medal match at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore on June 15, 2015. Photo Mohd Fyrol/AFP

At SEA Games, Indonesia football team 'determined' due to FIFA ban

Jun 12, 2015 - 5:14 PM

The Indonesian public are now placing their hopes on this team to be able to spring a surprise

GAME ON. Indonesia's midfielder Zulfiandi Zulfiandi (2nd R) dribbles the ball past Singapore players Anumanthan Mohan Kumar (2nd at L) and Stanely Ng Yong Woo in their football first round group A match at the 28th SEA Games in Singapore on June 11, 2015. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Indonesian women tackle conservatism in bid for football revival

Jun 09, 2015 - 5:44 PM

There is potential and interest but the handicap for women s football in Indonesia is the culture and values

NO GOAL. Indonesian women's football team goalkeeper Evi Iswandari (L) trying to block a ball during a friendly match in Bogor. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Myanmar 4-2 Indonesia: Wajib menang di sisa laga

Jun 02, 2015 - 11:32 PM

Hasil tersebut membuat jalan Indonesia menuju final SEA Games 2015 cukup berat

Lawan Myanmar, tekanan ganda mental Garuda Muda

Jun 02, 2015 - 1:11 PM

Apakah sanksi FIFA berpengaruh kepada mentalitas Timnas sepak bola Indonesia U 23 yang berlaga di SEA Games 2015? Laga perdana melawan Myanmar malam nanti menjadi pembuktiannya

Indonesia shrugs off FIFA suspension

May 31, 2015 - 1:01 PM

The ban means Indonesian teams cannot compete in world football including the 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup qualifiers

mMembers of the media waiting next to the logo of the world’s football governing body FIFA at their headquarters in Zurich. Photo by EPA

Football: Indonesian FA in warning before FIFA deadline

May 28, 2015 - 6:44 PM

FIFA warns Jakarta it had until May 29 to backtrack on its decision to suspend the PSSI or face a ban from world football

mMembers of the media waiting next to the logo of the world’s football governing body FIFA at their headquarters in Zurich. Photo by EPA

FIFA threatens to suspend Indonesia amid row

May 06, 2015 - 2:04 PM

A FIFA ban would mean Indonesia s exclusion from competitions including the Southeast Asian Games in June and the Asian Football Confederation Cup

PROTEST. Thousands of football fans take part in a rally outside the venue hosting the Indonesian Football Association extra-ordinary congress in Surabaya on April 18, 2015. Photo by Juni Kriswanto/AFP

Indonesia FA threatens legal action against govt

Apr 20, 2015 - 8:24 PM

FIFA which generally opposes government interference has previously sided with the PSSI and threatened sanctions against Jakarta if it continues meddling

PROTEST. Thousands of football fans take part in a rally outside the venue hosting the Indonesian Football Association extra-ordinary congress in Surabaya on April 18, 2015. Photo by Juni Kriswanto/AFP

Indonesian football standoff as row escalates

Apr 19, 2015 - 12:54 AM

Indonesia s Sports Ministry announced it was suspending the football association PSSI

PROTEST. Thousands of football fans take part in a rally outside the venue hosting the Indonesian Football Association extra-ordinary congress in Surabaya on April 18, 2015. Photo by Juni Kriswanto/AFP

Indonesia accuses FIFA of violating country's sovereignty

Apr 14, 2015 - 9:44 AM

Indonesian football has been repeatedly beset by crises and this is not the first time that FIFA has intervened

Persebaya team team ahead of a match at the Bung Tomo Stadium. Photo from the Persebaya Satoe Facebook page

The wRap Indonesia: Jan 5, 2015

Jan 05, 2015 - 1:43 PM

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A view of crater of Tangkubanparahu mountain in Bandung on February 22, 2009. Photo by Adek Berry/AFP

Despite 5-1 win over Laos, Indonesia exits tournament

Nov 29, 2014 - 12:15 AM

It s the second consecutive group stage exit for Indonesia but Evan Dimas comes out a winner

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 28, 2014

Nov 28, 2014 - 11:53 AM

Jokowi s vow to protect Indonesia s peatlands Lion Air s new 1 billion aircraft purchase Indonesia s game versus Laos at the AFF Suzuki Cup and more

SAVING PEATLANDS. President Joko Widodo (2L) installs a wood panel on a community dam designed to block a canal and protect vast peatland forest from being drained in the Tebing Tinggi area of Riau province in Sumatra on November 27, 2014. President Widodo flew by helicopter and inspected areas affected by recent forest fires including vast peatland areas during the third day of a visit to Sumatra. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 26, 2014

Nov 26, 2014 - 1:38 PM

Bakrie dismissed from Golkar chairmanship Central Jakarta governor wants ‘Sex Mountain’ site shut down why Indonesia lost 4 0 to the Philippines and more

Golkar Party chairman, Indonesian business tycoon Aburizal Bakrie approaches the podium to deliver his address during the 50th anniversary celebration of the Golkar Party at the Jakarta international expo pavillion. Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 24, 2014

Nov 24, 2014 - 11:14 AM

Indonesia s next AFF Suzuki Cup match an online petition against the police s virginity tests voting for Jokowi in TIME s Person of the Year poll and more

Indonesia' Zulham Zamrun (R) vies for the ball with Vietnam's Vu Minh Tuan (L) during an AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 final round match between Indonesia and Vietnam, in Hanoi, Vietnam, November 22, 2014. Photo by EPA

Indonesia ties with Vietnam in AFF opener

Nov 23, 2014 - 7:52 AM

A disastrous mistake by Vietnam s goalkeeper with 6 minutes left led to a 2 2 draw

Indonesia' Zulham Zamrun (R) vies for the ball with Vietnam's Vu Minh Tuan (L) during an AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 final round match between Indonesia and Vietnam, in Hanoi, Vietnam, November 22, 2014. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Nov. 4, 2014

Nov 04, 2014 - 11:35 AM

The launch of Jokowi s social welfare cards the fate of the satay worker who posted pornographic images of the president the online backlash against the disbanding of the U 19 football team and more

The wRap Indonesia: Oct. 13, 2014

Oct 13, 2014 - 10:39 AM

The U 19 football team s heartbreaking loss in Myanmar Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg s itinerary in Indonesia a viral video of primary school students beating up a classmate and more

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Borobudur temple in Indonesia. Image courtesy of Adityasinh Raol/Facebook page

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 23, 2014

Sep 23, 2014 - 10:16 AM

Indonesia s crushing 0 6 loss to Thailand Nazril Ariel Irham s freedom a new BlackBerry phone and more

6-0 LOSS. Thailand's Kroekrit Thawikan (C) vies for the ball with Indonesia's Rasyid Assahid Bakri (L) and Novri Setiawan (R) during their first round match of the 2014 Asian Games at the Incheon Football stadium in Incheon on September 22, 2014. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 22, 2014

Sep 22, 2014 - 9:41 AM

Ahok s ambitious plans for Asian Games 2018 Indonesia s medals so far from Incheon how to get the iPhone 6 in Indonesia and more

FIRST MEDAL. Indonesia's silver medalist Juwita Niza Wasni (L) with Malaysia's gold medalist Cheau Xuen Tai and China's bronze medalist Wei Hong during the medal ceremony of the women's wushu nanquan final at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon on September 20, 2014. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Sept. 19, 2014

Sep 19, 2014 - 10:07 AM

Rupiah breaches psychological threshold of 12 000 Indonesia U 23 football team advances in Asian Games latest political maneuvers from the Democrats and Gerindra on the local elections bill and more

UNDERVALUED? The Indonesian rupiah breached the 12,000 level on Thursday morning. File photo by AFP

Indonesian cops arrest football fans over French flag

Apr 03, 2013 - 2:52 PM

Police arrest 17 local supporters of France s football team mistaking the French flag for a separatist statement