JAKARTA - Ministry of Youth and Sports (Kemenpora) want to do naturalization process for Indonesia-Dutch descent striker, Ezra Walian as soon as possible. Expected, Ajax Amsterdam reserve team players have been able to strengthen the U-23 national team at SEA Games 2017.
Deputy IV Kemenpora, Gatot S. Dewa Broto said, naturalization process for Ezra continues to speed. Now, Ezra naturalization petition already in the hands of President Joko Widodo (Jokowi).
Gatot said, that if it were in the hands of the President, naturalization process for that 19 years striker had halfway.
"But if you asked how long the process is, we do not know. It could sooner or old," said Gatot in Kemenpora office, Jakarta, Friday (13/1).
Imam Nahrawi, said Gatot, hoping Ezra naturalization process can be completed quickly.
"Minister had own signature means that there is sincerity and he hopes that as soon as possible not to be late for Ezra registered at the SEA Games," said Gatot.
"This process includes quite quickly than ever before. Minister signature late December and is now in the Palace," he continued.
Ezra currently strengthening Ajax reserve team, Jong Ajax has become part of the biggest clubs in the Netherlands since 2012. Ezra also recorded once the Dutch national team U-15, U-16 and U-18 final.