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GREG NWOKOLO CRITICIZED OVER SCUFFLE WITH PERSIPURA COACH

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A fight incident between between Persipura coach Jacksen F Tiago and Persebaya captain Greg Nwokolo (Jubi)

A fight incident between between Persipura coach Jacksen F Tiago and Persebaya captain Greg Nwokolo (Jubi)

Jayapura, 17/4 (Jubi) – Readers of tabloidjubi.com reacted to a fight between between Persipura coach Jacksen F Tiago and Persebaya captain Greg Nwokolo during a post-match press conference, slamming the naturalized Indonesian international  as a trouble-maker.

The story about the scuffle received 2,947 hits, with one reader, Patrick Manufandu, branding Nwokolo as a failure.
“Greg has a bad moral character. Such a player does not deserve to be in the national team. Greg is an example of the failure of the naturalization program by PSSI. The national team players must not only have good skills but also good characters,” Manufandu wrote on Wednesday (16/4) at 01:12.

Another reader, Ajang Saepudin said that this matter should be dealt with by the Indonesian Soccer Association (PSSI).
“Foreign players have to show good examples to Indonesian players and must not be arrogant. If there are problems, let PSSI deal with it. Do not take matters into own hands,” Saepudin commented on Tuesday (16/4) at 16:51.

“The biggest mistake done by PSSI is to naturalize unprofessional players like him. He should have been deported,” another reader, Herry Alcantara D’chiaz wrote on Wednesday (15/4).

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Marenggi Leandro Misteta commented with a little satire that sometimes a soccer player acts like a martial athlete.
“It is a mirror of Indonesian football. Sometimes a football player wants to prove himself as a martial athlete when conditions permit, ” he commented on Wednesday (15/4).

It was not the first time Nwokolo has been involved in a fight. In the last season, when he played for Arema, Greg and his tandem, Christian Gonzalez were involved in a verbal exchange with two Persipura players Liem Jun Sik and Yoo Jae, from South Korea after the match against Arema at Mandala Stadium that ended 1-1.

The dispute started after Gonzalez gave his middle finger to Lim Jun Sik.
“You’re a national team player. Your action is improper, ” Lim Jun Sik told Gonzales at the time.

Gonzales then headed to him and both had an argument. This situation provoke a reaction of Yoo Jae Hoon and Grek Nwokolo. Both were trying to defend their friends. Luckily, other players from both teams calmed them. (Jubi / Arjuna/ Tina)

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Papua Bangkit Stadium will ready in March 2019

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Papua Bangkit Stadium. – Jubi/Alex

Jayapura, Jubi – Sports Department of Papua Province is targeting the construction of Papua Bangkit Stadium which meets the FIFA standard located in Kampung Harapan, Jayapura Regency will finish in March 2019

Meanwhile, the Department Head of infrastructure management of Sports and Youth Provincial Office Bernard Sitorus claimed the construction has 97 per cent finished. It only needs small finishing works.

We continue to push our works, so it would be ready when President Widodo come for its launching,” Sitorus told reporters in Jayapura on Thursday (24/1/2019).

This 45,000-capacity stadium that spent approximately IDR 1.3 trillion of Papua Provincial Budget would be one of the biggest stadiums built in the eastern Indonesia region.

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Separately, Dolly Abu Zain, the Site Engineering Manager of PT PP Tbk, added to accelerate the construction, approximately 900 workers were involved in this project, and some facilities including LED and electronic scoreboard have already been installed.

Meanwhile, the instalment of paving blocks for road access to the stadium has 100 per cent completed, as well as the roof installation. Now the homework left is to finish the instalment of the synthetic track.

“Meanwhile, it only needs small finishing works for the inside of the stadium. All chairs (for the audience) already installed,” said Dolly. (*)

 

Reporter: Alexander Loen

Editor: Pipit Maizer

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Freeport supports 8.5 billion for Persipura, possibly add 1.5 billion more

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Persipura Management and PT Freeport Indonesia after signed cooperation agreement – Jubi/dok Persipura

Jayapura, Jubi – Finally a sponsorship to Persipura from Freeport Indonesia was approved. The value is the same as that has given by Bank Papua, which is Rp8, 5 billion.

“They (Freeport) will add Rp1, 5 billion more if Persipura becomes the champion,” said Persipura’s spokesperson and chairman, Benhur Tomi Mano known as BTM, in his release.

He was accompanied by Persipura Manager Rudy Maswi, the General Secretary Rocky Bebena and Media Officer Bento Madubun to meet the Freeport Indonesia Representatives, Clementino Lamury, Riza Primary, Napoleon Saway and Spencer Paoh, on Thursday (January 18th).  As the result of the meeting, PT. Freeport Indonesia agreed to give Rp 8.5 Million fund to Persipura.

“They are also willing to disburse more funds in the near future for the team,” added the number one person in this Jayapura city. He also said that in the near future, all the players would be gathered and get ready for the training camp. “Next week we will gather all players so we can practice,” he said.

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Further, he also hopes that the players who are licensed for the President Cup to maintain their condition and avoid injury.

“The ones like Boaz, Justin and Frisca, I hope they keep fit, and avoid injuries. Especially those important players, they have also told me that they will take care of themselves. I also hope that the former players who move to a new club may try to become a major player or a core player in his club, we pray for their success in a new place, God bless,” said the chairman of Persipura.(tabloidjubi.com)

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Persipura Squad to Be Announced Soon

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Persipura FC – Jubi

Jayapura, Jubi – Persipura Jayapura will announce their squad who will compete in the Indonesian Soccer Championship (ISC) that starts on 15 April before Monday.

Black Pearls chairman Benhur Tommy Mano told reporters in Jayapura on Saturday (2/4/2016) that besides the name of players, Persipura management would also announce a new coach and assistant coach as well.

“We will announce it soon. No later than Monday (4/4/2016), the name of players, coach and assistant coach as well as physical trainer has been announced,” he said.

Mano said there is relatively no change for the local players. “I don’t want to speculate about the players we’ll keep, just see,” he said,

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However, the foreign players such as Yoo Jae Hoon (goal keeper) and Edward Wilson, it’s clear. “But, just wait until we announce it on Monday,” he added.

Mano said the manager would be a foreigner, but he declined to disclose details about him.

“Clearly he is from abroad, we will announce it all including the name of local coach we hire,” he said.

Earlier, the Indonesian Professional Sport Body (BOPI) reportedly has approved the Indonesian Soccer Championship (ISC). The football completion would be held by PT Gelora Trisula Semesta (GTS) on 15 April 2016.

BOPI Secretary General Heru Nugroho at Sport Ministry Office on Saturday stated BOPI would approve all sport tournaments as long as it upholds the professionalism.

“BOPI will approve all sport tournaments as long as it could refer to the rules of professionalism, moreover if it is for a long term,” Nugroho said. (Alexander Loen/rom)

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