The decision by FIFA to strip Indonesia of its role as the host of the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023™ has created a buzz of controversy and disappointment across the nation. The root of the issue lies in the clash between politics and sports, as several Indonesian government officials were reluctant to allow the Israeli team to come to Indonesia. But what are the broader implications of this decision for Indonesia’s standing in the global soccer scene? Our report delves deeper into this polarizing issue, examining the timeline of events and the key players involved.
On March 26, 2023, PSSI made an announcement on their official Instagram about the cancellation of the drawing stage. Netizens quickly picked up on the news, and it soon went viral, peaking on March 27, 2023. Various media outlets reported the announcement and attempted to give background regarding the issue.
After PSSI made an official statement that Indonesia would not compete in the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023™ and stripped out their hosting rights, disappointment poured on the internet, particularly from Indonesia U-20 team members. The decision by FIFA was made after a meeting between FIFA President Gianni Infantino and President of PSSI Erick Thohir, following a series of statements made by Indonesian government officials who were unwilling to welcome the Israeli team to the country.
The report breaks down the key figures involved in the initial issue, including government officials and soccer organizations. It also highlights inconsistencies regarding the issue, such as how Indonesia approved the Israeli team to come in several previous sport championships since it was not a high-profile event.
The implications of this decision for Indonesia’s soccer scene are significant, as it calls into question the country’s ability to host international sporting events and its commitment to promoting sports as a means of building national unity. In conclusion, our report provides an in-depth look at the issue and its impact on Indonesia’s soccer scene. Download the full report to learn more!
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