Called Timnas Indonesia, Setho Cloud Not Fast Satisfied
Enter Indonesian national team is a proud achievement for goalkeeper Bhayangkara FC, Awan Setho Rahardjo. The reason, it’s been long enough he did not get that honor.
It took a hard struggle for Cloud to return to get the opportunity uniformed national team. Despite being part of the squad when winning the AFF Cup U-19 2013, he had difficulty keeping their work at the top level.
The last moment of Cloud with the national team got on the eve of U-19 Asia Cup 2014 qualification. After that, he had difficulty compete when the status as a goalkeeper Bali United. Due to the situation, he had to migrate to the club League 2, Persip Pekalongan.
When closing to Bhayangkara FC, he still must be loaned to PSIS Semarang first. After that, he got a chance to become the main goalkeeper, replacing the injured Tri Nugroho Revelation, end of May 2017.
The trip was the key to his return to the Indonesian national team. He became one of the players who were called up coach Luis Milla for a trial against Cambodia at the Patriot Chandrabhaga Stadium on Wednesday (4/10/2017).
“Alhamdulillah yes, Mas, the struggle has not been in vain, but it also does not make me stop fighting until here aja, Mas, I am sure tetep continue to struggle to learn and keep practicing,” said Cloud when contacted Liputan6.com.
Until now, he has collected 18 appearances in League 1. Uniquely, the presence of Clouds in tandem with positive report Bhayangkara FC. Noted, only three times Bhayangkara FC lost when Cloud became goalkeeper. He also became the key to success Bhayangkara perched at the top of the League 1 standings.
However, the 20-year-old goalkeeper also admitted that many parties are meritorious behind his call to the Indonesian national team. And the most important is his parents.
“Of course, my parents, Mas, who motivated me all this time, but that’s all because of the role of goalkeeping coach and head coach as well, Mas, who already believed me to be under the banner of Bhayangkara FC, also with my friends who always support and trust me, “Cloud explained.