Suara.com – Indonesian national team midfielder Adam Alis admitted that he was calmer after being vaccinated against COVID-19 through the government’s athlete vaccination program.
“It must be calmer,” said Adam when contacted by Antara from Jakarta, Tuesday (31/3/2021).
According to the footballer who plays for Bhayangkara Solo FC, vaccinations have streamlined the process of training and matches during the pandemic. Moreover, the national team is currently preparing for the 2021 SEA Games.
Adam also hopes that all athletes who have been injected with the vaccine will be free from COVID-19.
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“Hopefully it’s good for all of us,” said the 27-year-old man.
The COVID-19 vaccination was also welcomed by PSSI.
“Thank you for the government for giving vaccines earlier to Indonesian athletes,” said PSSI Technical Director Indra Sjafri.
The Indonesian national team for the preparation of the 2021 SEA Games received the COVID-19 vaccine on February 26, 2021.
Further vaccinations for soccer players have been given to all Indonesian League 1 teams participating in the 2021 Menpora Cup pre-season tournament.
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The 2021 SEA Games will be held from November to December 2021 in Vietnam. PSSI is targeting a gold medal from this event in order to repeat a similar achievement that was last achieved in 1991.