The Three European Teams Who Ever Confronted Persija

The Three European Teams Who Ever Confronted Persija

Persija Jakarta again get a chance to try out one of the European clubs. This time Espanyol who will be against Persija at Patriot Chandrabaga Stadium, Bekasi, Wednesday (19/7).

In the middle of the agenda of League 1, which is entering the densest week, Tiger Kemayoran did not want to waste the opportunity to test the strength of this Catalan origin team.

Not only as a pride for being the first club from Indonesia to get a golden opportunity to try out a European club after the removal of FIFA sanctions, the club from Jakarta will also make this trial to introduce them to the world audience. Given this trial will also be the spotlight of foreign media, especially the Spanish media.

But for Persija this is not the first chance they tested the strength of the European team. They’ve done it before. Here are three memories of a European club that once tested the power of Persija.

1. Ajax Amsterdam

Ajax Amsterdam
(Photo: The Sun)
This Dutch club became the most met European club with Persija. Total The Amsterdam twice met Macan Kemayoran.

The first meeting took place on 9 June 1975 at the Bung Karno Main Stadium, Jakarta. At that Persija a surprisingly successful Ajax draw against a 1-1 score.

In the game that Jakmania pride club is reinforced by the number one player at the national level. Call it Ronny Paslah, Lim Ibrahim, Sutan Harhara, Risdianto, Sofyan Hadi, Oyong Liza, Suaeb Rizal, Andi Lala, Andjas Asmara, Djunaedi Abdillah, Sumirta, and others.

Even in the game they had first win through Risdianto on 21 minutes. Previously three minutes later Ajax managed to equalize through Johnny Rep.

Meanwhile, the second meeting took place May 11, 2014. At the same venue, Persija must surrender 0-3 from Ajax. At that time Ajax coached by Frank De Boer managed to break through Andritany goalkeeper goals by Lucas Andersen and Mike van der Hoorn. All goals occurred in the first half. Ajax added advantage on 71 minutes through the action of Lerin Duarte who release accurate left foot kick.

2. Dukla Praha

The 1970s became a golden year for this Jakarta team. In addition to being one of the best teams in the era of union and at the same time producing players in the national team. The offer to try out European clubs also came to Persija.

One of them is Prague Dukla Czech team that dijajalnya on December 16, 1973. At that Prague Dukla became a respected club in Europe. But Persija successfully drew Dukla Prague 0-0 in the first round.

But unfortunately in the second half, Dukla Prague Persija successful thrashing with a score of 3-0. Currently Prague Dukla play the highest league in the Czech League.

3.Kickers Offenbach

Kickers Offenbach is one of the clubs from West Germany. In the 1970s West Germany was a mecca with Franz Beckenbauer and Gerd Muller successfully bringing West Germany to become the best team in the World Cup.

Persija itself get a golden opportunity against the West German club because previous national team ever against the club. In that phase Persija charisma is fragrant-fragrant, then Kickers Offenbach curious with Persija.

The match itself happened on January 5, 1975. Indeed in that match Persija must give up 3-2 from Kickers Offenbach, but praise is still given to them. Especially goalscorer Persija namely Andi Lala and Junaedi. Even club owners Offenbach offered to Junaedi to join. According to him Junaedi has a quality game for successfully overcoming difficult things in the game.

League Results 1, Two Goals Odemwingie Make Persib Lose

Gelandang Persib Bandung, Michael Essien, mengejar bola dalam pertandingan Liga 1 melawan Madura United, Minggu  (9/7/2017).

League Results 1, Two Goals Odemwingie Make Persib Lose
Madura United’s 3-1 win over Persib Bandung 1 League match at the Stadium of Queen Pamelingan, Pamekasan, Sunday (07/09/2017) Agen Sbobet terpercaya. Thanks to this victory, Madura United penetrate League standings two positions 1 and only one point of the standings, PSM Makassar.

Host’s first goal created when the game entered the 21st minute via kicking 12 pas Peter Odemwingie.

The player’s status as marquee players perform duties as executor after Persib defender Greg Nwokolo dropped in the box. A 1-0 score lasts until the break.

However, they were off guard and kick Raphael Maitimo in the 82nd minute had breaking into the host goal. The goal was created after goalkeeper Hery Prasetyo made a mistake in catching the ball.

Fortunately, five minutes after Maitimo’s goal, Greg Nwokolo scored the hosts’ third goal so they sealed a 3-1 victory.

These three points make Madura United collect 25 points from 13 games or one point behind PSM Makassar, which topped the standings.

While Persib is in position 11 with a stock 19 points.


Madura United: Hery Prasetyo; Andik Rendika Rama, Rosa Fabiano Beltrame, fachrudin aryanto, Asep Diamond, Engelbert Sani / Rendy Siregar, Slamet Nurcahyo / Fandi Eko Utomo, Bayu Slot, Risky Dwi Febrianto / Guntur Ariyadi, Peter Odemwingie, Greg Nwokolo

Coach: Gomes de Oliviera

Persib: Made Wirawan; Tony Sucipto, Wildansyah, Achmad Jufriyanto, Supardi Nasir, Michael Essien / Hariono, Rizal Atep, Smith Kusnandar, Kim Kurniawan, Raphael Maitimo, Shohei Matsunaga

Coach: Djadjang Nurdjaman