Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono bersyukur, tim nasional Indonesia dapat melaju ke babak final Piala AFF 2010 setelah mengalahkan tim nasional Filipina dengan skor agregat 2-0. Indonesia akan melawan Malaysia pada babak final.
Indonesia’s national team coach, Alfred Riedl, claims to have set up a special strategy to face the Philippines on AFF Cup semi-final first leg 2010, Thursday (16/12/2010).
By doing so, he said they were optimistic of victory can be achieved “Red and White”.As a champion of Group A, Indonesia the Philippines met with the status of the runner-up Group B. On paper Firman Utina and friends is much more favored than the squad “Azkals”, nickname of the Philippines.