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Elkan Baggott while training at Ipswich Town.
BOLASPORT.COM – Elkan Baggot is the only player of Indonesian descent who was summoned to follow the TC of the Indonesian U-19 national team under the tutelage of Shin Tae-yong.
Shin Tae-yong’s decision gave Elkan Baggot the opportunity to participate in the TC of the Indonesian U-19 national team, not without reason.
The Indonesian national team’s coaching staff reportedly collected data on players who had Indonesian blood and played abroad.
Interestingly, from all the names of the descendants of the data collected, only Elkan Baggot made Shin Tae-yong interested.
Shin Tae-yong also admitted that he was looking for a player with Indonesian blood.
“Indeed, from yesterday looking for Indonesian-blooded players abroad such as the Netherlands and England,” said Shin Tae-yong to the media crew.
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After receiving data from players of Indonesian descent, as a result, it was Elkan Baggot who got the opportunity to be summoned to join the TC for the Indonesian U-19 national team.
The South Korean trainer admitted that he was interested in giving Elkan Baggot the opportunity because of his ideal body posture.