Ezra Ends Waiting and Offering Goals for the People of Indonesia
The naturalized attacker, Ezra Walian, ended the wait to score for the Indonesian national team Judi dadu. The 20-year-old scored the first goal for the Red-and-white troops as he ushered Indonesia’s U-22 national team to a 2-0 win over Cambodia in the last SE Group Games SEA Games 2017 at Shah Alam Stadium, Selangor, Malaysia on Thursday (8/24/2017). ).
Ezra broke the deadlock made by Luis Milla team in the 56th minute. Starting from the hull of Febri Hariyadi to the penalty box of Cambodia where Evan Dimas managed to control and handed it to Ezra. This tall striker can hold the skin round that had touched the opposing defender and kick off with the left foot to break down the bottom left hand of the Cambodian goalkeeper.
This goal sparked the spirit of his colleagues. As a result, one goal back nested into the team goalkeeper’s goal Group B through a spectacular kick Febri from outside the penalty box.
After the game, Ezra talked about his first goal. He said that the goal was dedicated to the people of Indonesia.
“The goals I made today I dedicate to the family and also the people of Indonesia who have supported me so far,” said Ezra at Shah Alam Stadium, after the match.
Ezra had to wait until his four international matches with the U-22 national team to score. Earlier the 10-backed player was already playing against Myanmar in a test match at the Pakansari Stadium, Cibinong, Bogor District.
At SEA Games 2017, Ezra has played against the Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia. He had time to make an assist for Saddil Ramdani when Indonesia conquered the Philippines.