Monday, 13 August 2018
Hong Kong Talked About U23 National Team Strength
DBasia.news – The coach of U23 Hong Kong national team, Kenneth Kwok Ka-lok talked about the competition in the Group A of the 2018 Asian Games. For him, the competition won’t be easy especially in the presence of Palestine in Group A.
He said it one day before the match against Laos in Patriot Stadium, Friday (10/8). While for the U23 Indonesia national team, Kenneth Kwok Ka-lok has no idea.
“For Taiwan, we played against them before in the U23 AFC Qualification. I think Taiwan and Laos have the potential player and ready to play in the tournament.”
“We have done the preparation well in Hong Kong. We hope we can perform well against Laos and Taiwan in the second match,” he explained.
Kenneth Kwok Ka-lok assumed that his team will face difficulty in playing against Indonesia. Moreover, the U23 Indonesia national team are the host country.
“We seldom play against Indonesia, Indonesia didn’t involve in the AFC young competition. So we don’t the chance to meet during the past two years. We will be hard competing with Indonesia.”
“While for the other team, Palestine, we have the chance to play against them. They also performed in Vietnam tournament versus Vietnam, Uzbekistan, and Oman. I’m also sure that Palestina are strong,” he explained.
He also told the target won’t be too high. In the beginning, Hong Kong just want to qualify the group phase.
“We will play with full spirit. We can’t wait. The first target is to qualify the group,” he explained.