The proud news this time came from Indonesian peacekeepers in Lebanon. TNI soldiers who are members of the TNI Mechanical Battalion Task Force Garuda XXIII-M Contingent / United Nation Inter Force Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) or Indonesian Battalion who are on a peace mission in South Lebanon, managed to make a proud history by sweeping all medals contested in UNIFIL Beach Volly Ball 2019 which lasts for five days May 20-24 2019 at the UNIFIL Naqoura, Lebanon Volleyball Headquarters field.
This was conveyed by Dansatgas Yonmek TNI Konga XXIII-M / UNIFIL Lieutenant Colonel Inf Arfa Yudha Prasetya at Indobatt Adchit Al Qusayr Headquarters in South Lebanon on Wednesday (05/29/2019). “The beach volleyball championship held is to establish unity and brotherhood as a peacekeeping force in Lebanon which is a combination of various countries under the banner of UNIFIL,” said Lieutenant Colonel Inf Arfa Yudha Prasetya.
Furthermore, Colonel Arfa said the achievements shown by all players were extraordinary. All teams won medals, three gold and two silvers. “No one returns without bringing a medal so the best award is very appropriate for them and I am very proud,” he said.
“Hopefully this will increase the enthusiasm and motivation of all soldiers in carrying out their duties as peacekeepers,” he concluded.
Meanwhile, Head of the Military Information and Observation (MIO) Section Captain Inf Amirul Husin as well as coach Indobatt Team said that in the beach volleyball championship Indobatt managed to make all Indonesian finals in two categories namely men’s doubles and mixed.
For the men’s doubles, the pair Praka Wardoyo and Praka Burhanudin had to recognize the superiority of the pair Serda Sudoko and Kopda Bayu Prasetyo, who had managed to beat the favorite team from Italy the day before. “Mixed doubles also happened to all Indonesian finals, where the pair Serda Shinta Nurrahma and Kopda Bayu won the gold medal after defeating the pair Serda Meliza and Praka Widi Hasto,” he said.
While in the women’s doubles, Indobatt’s team won gold in all three after successfully defeating the volleyball team from Ghana. “The Indobatt star in this category is Sertu (K) Faradila Putri Kusuma in Serda (K) pair Shinta Nurrahma,” he said