Indonesian review kicks off

Indonesia's president has opened a national football conference reviewing the poor results of the national team and the country's top football official.

Indonesia has already been knocked out of qualifying for next year's Asia Cup in Qatar, while during the recent Southeast Asian Games it lost to minnow Laos.

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono told the conference in the east Java city of Malang the national team should be able to beat such teams in regional competitions and should even aim to compete at the global level.