BANDUNG-West Java Governor Ahmad Heryawan emphasised that the implementation of the National Sports (PON XIX) in West Java, which was originally take place on September 7 to 19, 2016 was delayed to September 17 until 29 September 2016.
It thus said Governor when give a speech at the PON XIX meeting coordination, Thursday (21/1) at Mason Pine Hotel, Bumi Parahyangan, West Bandung.
According to the Governor, this decision had conveyed to the Chairman of the Central Sports Committee (KONI), because on September 12, 2016 in conjunction with Eid Adha. "So it is not possible, if PON implementation be interrupted on that time. The solution is we delay the PON implementation on September 17 to 29, 2016,” the Governor said.
In line with the affirmation of the Governor, Chairman of KONI Tono Suratno gave three time alternatives, ie 16 to 27 September, 17 to 28 September and 18 to 29 September.
Regarding the sports issue especially for football, Tono explained that he was given the task by Sport Minister to immediately organise qualifying that will be concentrated in West Java on December 20 until March 30, 2016.
These coordination meetings was attended by 34 Chairman of KONI in Indonesia and discussed the time resignation of PON implementation.