During the World Cup break, Die Borussen decided to travel to Asia. Borussia Dortmund will travel to Indonesia as part of a Southeast Asian tour from November 21 to December 1. Instead of sending their players out for the World Cup, Die Borussen chose to travel to Singapore, Vietnam and Indonesia.
In Indonesia later, Dortmund will hold the trophy against two Indonesian clubs, Persib Bandung and Persebaya Surabaya. Therefore, Dortmund players who did not participate in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will join the team for the tour of Southeast Asia.
Dortmund Asia Pacific Managing Director Suresh Letchmanan conveyed this during his press conference on Tuesday (9/13) afternoon WIB. “It’s good to be here. I’m happy to announce that Borussia Dortmund will come to Southeast Asia in November. Indonesia they will play Persib and Persebaya,” said Suresh.
“So since 2015 Dortmund really wanted to go back to the Asian tour, but for one reason or another, one of them was Covid-19. So that can be done now.”
Persebaya CEO Candra Wahyudi welcomed Dortmund’s visit to Indonesia and was happy to be able to face one of Europe’s top clubs. “It is a great opportunity for Persebaya to gain experience against one of the biggest clubs in Europe. I hope this match will have a positive impact not only for Persebaya but also for Indonesian football as a whole. “Candra said. . Meanwhile, PT PBB manager Teddy Tjahjono said: “We are very happy to be able to participate in this trophy game, especially for the match against Borussia Dortmund, which is one of the biggest clubs in – success. Success in Bundesliga history.”
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“Thanks to this game, of course, all Persib players will get a lot of experience, so the team’s preparation will be better and better to continue in the 2022/23 Liga 1 season.”
Also, Suresh revealed why he chose Persib and Persebaya as opponents during the Asian tour to Indonesia. Admitting that Die Borussen have similarities with Maung Bandung and Bajul Ijo teams in terms of fans.
“You have similarities in terms of fans at Persib and Persebaya. Where Dortmund fans gather in the stadium every time they play a home game. With choreography, dedication too. Not only Persib and Persebaya want to learn, Dortmund also want to learn how to farm. and Indonesian.”