British coach Simon McMenemy defies the odds to go top of table in Indonesia

ESPN FC’s Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson discuss Simon McMenemy’s success at Bhayangkara FC.

The international headlines written about the Indonesian Liga 1 at the start of the 2017 season focused on marquee signings such as Michael Essien and Didier Zokora. At the end, they may be all about Simon McMenemy.

The British coach has taken unfashionable Bhayangkara to the top of the 18-team table, with just one third of the season remaining. The dream is on, though the 39-year-old is trying his best his players focused.

“Everyone is getting