Erick Thohir ensures that the World Cup stadium field meets FIFA standards –

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Jakarta ( – The chairman of the organizing committee for the U-20 World Cup, Erick Thohir, ensured that all stadium fields that will be used meet FIFA standards, one of which is marked by the arrival of a pitch stitching machine to match the standards used by the world soccer body.

“The pitch stitching machine recommended by FIFA to improve the standard quality of the World Cup field is here in Indonesia. Currently the machine is in Bali, to improve the quality of the field at the I Wayan Dipta Stadium, and will then rotate to other fields,” Erick said in a statement. received in Jakarta, Saturday.

“With each stadium needing a week to work and transit between cities, we ensure that the work on sewing six pitches for the U-20 World Cup will be completed on time. This is also an honor because thanks to the U-20 World Cup, we have six FIFA-standard fields at the same time. and the world,” added the man who is also the general chairman of PSSI.

The lawnmower used by the organizing committee in preparation for the World Cup was done by British company Sisgrass. The company has a well-earned reputation for the design, construction, manufacture and installation of natural, synthetic and hybrid sports surfaces. Similar technology has also been used in World Cup finals, and a number of competitions in Europe, Africa, and Asia.

The U-20 World Cup will be held from May 20 to June 11. The big tournament will be attended by 24 countries, including Indonesia, which will be divided into six groups.

Preacher: A Rauf Andar Adipati
Editor: Bayu Kuncahyo


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