3 Indonesian badminton coaches who train in Canada, Anthony Ginting’s number 1 best friend! : Okezone Sports

MONTREAL – Quality badminton Indonesia has proven itself in foreign countries. No wonder a number of countries are also choosing coaches who are former Indonesian players, including Canada.

The countries of the Americas are not too big in terms of badminton. They are also trying to recover, by recruiting quality players and coaches.

Including Canada. This country is known to have several coaches from Indonesia. His coach was also a player who won many titles.

As quoted from various sources, here are the coaches from Indonesia who managed Kanda:

3. Mario Santoso


Mario Santoso was mentioned last year. Because the Indonesian coach’s cold hand allowed Canadian men’s singles Brian Yang to beat Jonatan Christie in the 2021 Sudirman Cup.

Mario Santoso has a career abroad as a coach at Mandarin Badminton, a badminton club in Canada. Before moving to Canada, Mario Santoso was a dropout for clubs PB Djarum and Mutiara Bandung.

When he was a player in Canada, Mario Santoso’s best achievement was getting into the semi-finals at Elite Yonex Canada Ontario in 2011 and 2012. However, his coaching career he successfully pitched players in Canada to compete internationally.

2. Jeka Wiratama

Jeka Wiratama

Jeka Wiratama is a PB Djarum graduate badminton athlete who in May 2016 decided on a proposal from one of the badminton clubs in Canada, namely KC Badminton Club.

Jeka also had time to play in Canada for a while. He has won several tournaments, such as Bujak Open 2020, Bujak Open 2019 and Chaopai Open 2019.

1. Ihsan Maulana Mustofa

Ihsan Maulana Mustofa

Ihsan is one of the male singles who has been a mainstay in Indonesia. Ihsan’s name started to stand out with Anthony Sinisuka Ginting, Jonatan Christie and Firman Abdul Kholik.

They have often been seen playing together in recent years. Even so, Ginting and Jonathan still play regularly in the world’s elite tournaments.

Ihsan is now a coach in the Canadian capital, Montreal. The former world number 17 is known for coaching one of the Canadian badminton clubs, namely CST Badminton Club.

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