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A hard-fought victory against Vietnam ensured Indonesia were crowned AFF U19 Champions and the players will be getting their reward in the form of scholarships

The vice-president of Indonesian Football Association (PSSI), La Nyalla Mataliti stated that the Indonesia U19 will get a special bonus after winning the AFF U19 championship. He explained that the bonus will be in the form of a scholarship program.

"We will cover all of their education cost, this is a part of our 'welfare for players' program, the bonus will not always be in material or money but we will give them something which is useful for long-term," said Mataliti.

"For youth players, it would be more suitable to have a scholarship."

Apart from the players, coach Indra Sjafri who led to the title, will also get a reward from PSSI in way of a contract extension that will keep him at the helm until the 2017 SEA Games.

"AFF U19 trophy was our target and Indra Sjafri has worked hard to clinch it, " explained Mataliti.

"We will give credence to Indra to lead the team for the upcoming tournaments. I hope this team will continue until SEA Games 2017 with Indra Sjafri as the coach."

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