World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Indonesia summon 4 rookies ahead of crucial match against Vietnam

(VOVWORLD) - Indonesia coach Simon McMenemy has called up 4 more newcomers to the national team to prepare for the World Cup 2022 qualifiers against the UAE and Vietnam.

McMenemy pledged to revamp the national team following Indonesia’s losses to Malaysia and Thailand, which angered fans.
(Photo: Indonesia are defeated by Thailand and Malaysia in their first two World Cup 2022 qualifier matches)

The new players are goalkeeper Wawan Hendrawan (Bali United), midfielder Wawan Febrianto (Tira Persikabo), midfielder Dendi Santoso (Arema FC), and striker Lerby Eliandry (Borneo FC).
(Photo: Indonesia boost their strength ahead of the battle against Vietnam)

Indonesia will begin training in Jakarta on October 1 before travelling to the UAE on October 10. They will take on Vietnam at home on October 15.