Profile Shin tae Yong

Shin Tae-yong Sang Maestro di Balik Kesuksesan Garuda Muda di AFC U23 2024 Qatar

Doha, Qatar – Behind the remarkable performance of the Indonesian U-23 National Team at the AFC U23 2024 Qatar, there is an important figure behind the scenes: Shin Tae-yong. This South Korean coach has polished Garuda Muda into a strong and determined team, leading them to the semi-finals for the first time in history.

Indonesia goes to semifinal AFC 2024
Indonesia goes to semifinal AFC 2024

Shin Tae-yong’s Brief Profile

Born in Gyeongju, South Korea, on May 5, 1970, Shin Tae-yong began his football career as a player for Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma. He is recorded as one of the most successful players at the club, winning 3 consecutive K-League titles (1993-1995).

After retiring as a player, Shin Tae-yong embarked on his coaching career. He made his debut with Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma in 2008, and then coached several other clubs in South Korea and Australia.

Shin Tae-yong’s coaching achievements were etched when he led the South Korea U-23 National Team to win the gold medal at the 2018 Asian Games. This success led him to the head coach position of the senior South Korea National Team, where he brought the team to the 2015 Asian Cup final.

Shin Tae-yong’s Journey with the Indonesian National Team

In 2019, Shin Tae-yong was appointed to coach the Indonesian National Team, including the U-23 team. Under his guidance, Garuda Muda has shown rapid progress. The team won a silver medal at the 2021 SEA Games and qualified for the AFC U23 2024 for the first time in history.

At the AFC U23 2024 Qatar tournament, Shin Tae-yong led Garuda Muda to go far. He implemented a disciplined strategy and an attractive attacking style of play, so that the team was able to defeat strong teams like Australia and South Korea.

Shin Tae-yong: An Inspiring and Controversial Figure

Shin Tae-yong is known as a disciplined and firm coach. He often criticizes his players harshly and does not hesitate to drop players who do not show their best performance.

His tough leadership style sometimes sparks controversy. However, there is no doubt that Shin Tae-yong is a coach with a high dedication and wants to take Indonesian football to a higher level.


Shin Tae-yong has become an important figure in the revival of Indonesian football, especially at the U-23 level. With his firm leadership and clever strategies, he has brought Garuda Muda to make new history in the Asian arena. Let’s wait for the continuation of Shin Tae-yong’s journey with the Indonesian National Team, and hope that he can bring this team to achieve even more brilliant achievements in the future.

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