“We are proud that one of our footballers in Persetala, Salmani, received a call from the U-18 Indonesia National Team to play against Real Madrid U-18 and Barcelona U-18. This is a proof that we have good young football talent," he said.
HM Sukamta said that coaching players from a young age is one of the keys to success in the football world.
"I invite all elements of government, private and community to continue to be enthusiastic to develop and advance football in Tanah Laut," said HM Sukamta after handing over trophies and coaching money to the winners of the 2021 Tanah Laut Regent Cup Football Tournament at the Pertasi Kencana Stadium, Pelaihari, Tuesday (Nov 23, 2021).
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“Alhamdulillah the tournament went smoothly. This is a stimulant for clubs in this district. We hope that with a tournament like this, the clubs have the spirit to do coaching. Later we will plan not only a general tournament, but we will also schedule age-group tournament,” he said.
The captain of Panyipatan FC Rian Safitri, who won the 2021 Tanah Laut Regent Cup, expressed his gratitude for his team's victory.
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