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Maldives's New Radiant FC (maldivessoccer.com)

Maldives’s New Radiant FC (maldivessoccer.com)

Jayapura, 1/3 (Jubi)- Persipura just earned a perfect score of three points at the first home games in the AFC Cup after defeating Churchill Brothers 2-0. Currently, Persipura under Jacksen F Tiago coach is on the first position of Group E AFC Cup. Furthermore, Boaz T Solossa and his friends face the champions Home United (Singapore), and New Radiant, nicknamed the Blues team from Maldives which  is the Premier League champions in the State of the Maldives

In the 2013 AFC Cup season, the Blues from Maldives went through to the last eight AFC Cup the Blues from Maldives. In 2005, this club had entered the semi-finals and while in the 2012-2013 season, it is qualified for the quarter-finals of the AFC Cup  and are already six times New Radiant following the AFC.
The Blues also ever defeted Persibo Bojonegoro with score 7-0.

In New Radiant club website has warned his players to be ready to face the team of the ‘Black Pearl’ Persipura since Persipura ever went through to the quarter-finals and lost on aggregate goals of Arbyl FC 3-1.

Imran Mohamed, the number one goalkeeper in the Maldives will be acting as captain of New Radiant. He has just extended his contract for the upcoming season as the main goalkeeper.


In the meantime, the Churchil Brotherhood is now on the third place and disqualified after defeated by Persipura 2-0 and Semen Padang 3-1.

Persipura coach Jacksen F Tiago ever played at club Home United for one season in 2001. “It is interesting we are grouped with the club Home United, because I ever played at this club.  I was in the club when the team was  coached by former couch Arema Malang Robert Rene, ” he stated in the short text message to tabloidjubi.com on Saturday (1/3).

I do not mean to underestimate Churchill Brothers and Home United in the group stage, but the achievements of New Radiant of Maldives should be wary. Mental maturity and coaches are qualified to make the Blues from Maldives as a tough opponent, he said.

Club of the Maldives has just beat the visitors from Singapore, Home United with the score 1-0. This goal was earned from the white point, even the captain of the New Radiant was able to save his goal from a penalty kick Home United.

“First of all I would like to congratulate the team of the Maldives. Actually the Maldives players played very well and they were  very good in the field. I was very surprised because this is the first time that I saw a team from Maldives to play, “said Home United coach Lee Lim-Saeng in the official website of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said tabloidjubi.com on Saturday (1/3).

While New Radiant couch, former Real Madrid defender, Perez Garcia claimed the match against Home United was very difficult and the opponent is the best team in Singapore.

” Actually we had many chances and could score five or six goals, yet the performance of Home United players was very good and I am very happy with it. The most important thing was to read the game field and maintain concentration throughout the game as well as we did, “Garcia said.

He also stated that he has just replaced Velizar Popov since November 2013.

Persipura will play against Perseru on March 6 and after that, Boaz and his friends will fly to Singapore for their first away match against Home United on March 11. (Jubi / Dominggoes  Mampioper/ Tina )

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Papua Bangkit Stadium will ready in March 2019



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.


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



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.


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



Persipura FC - Jubi

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,


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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