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Reinaldo Expected to Sharpen Front Line Persija

Reinaldo Expected to Sharpen Front Line Persija

Persija Jakarta inaugurated Reinaldo Elias da Costa as a new recruit which will strengthen the team in the second round of League 1 Bandar Bola.

Previously, Reinaldo has announced to leave from PSM Makassar through posting on his Instagram account.

President Director Persija, Gede Widiade, Assistant Manager Persija, Ardhi Tjahjoko, and Chairman of The Jakmania, Tauhid Indrasjarief, present in the inauguration of Reinaldo as a new team player.

Ardhi explained that his team has been strong in various lines, only the front sector that he considered less.

Reinaldo’s presence is expected to improve the team’s performance in order to work better.

“Our team is strong in the middle, back, front, but it is less sharp, we finally need a striker,” said Ardhi at the Persija player, Sutasoma, East Jakarta, Tuesday (8/8/2017).

“Reinaldo’s character is as special as we need our striker is not bad, but his luck has not been obtained,” he said.

In the first round, Persija is not too fertile. The club nicknamed the Kemayoran Macan scored only 18 goals from 17 matches.

Two Foreign Players Started Live Selection in Persela

Two Foreign Players Started Live Selection in Persela

Weak line of defense Persela Lamongan after Marcio Rosario left the management and the ranks of coaches move quickly in search of candidate successor.

Two foreign players who usually play in stopper position was then imported and has started following the selection at Surajaya Stadium, Lamongan, Wednesday (2/8/2017) yesterday.

They are Ramon Rodrigues de Mesquita and Aylton Ferreira Ananias aka Alemao, who both came from Brazil and have never played in Indonesia before.

“The two new players will join the training as soon as there is a decision, the management is waiting for the recommendation from the coach Heri (Kiswanto),” said media official Persela, Andika Hangga Pratama, as reported on the club’s official website.

“It takes time and does not recruit players,” he said.

Ramon himself last recorded for the club in the League of Vietnam, Than Quang Ninh.

Meanwhile, Alemao, in his curriculum vitae, he has played the last time to strengthen the club from the Kuwaiti League, Khaitan SC.

If one of the two players are able to show the quality in accordance with the expectations of Persela, it is not impossible they will be part of the team Laskar Joko Tingkir in the second round of League 1.

“Ramon and Alemao are invited to Pamekasan, let them know the atmosphere of Indonesian football and can quickly adapt,” he said.

According to schedule, Persela will start the competition in the second round of League 1 with a visit to the headquarters of Madura United in Pamekasan.

The match of both teams is planned to be held on Friday (04/08/2017).

Former Persebaya Player Died

Former Persebaya Player Died

Indonesian soccer again grieves. On Thursday afternoon (27/7/2017), former Persebaya Surabaya player Muhammad Hasan Maghrobi was declared dead.

Hasan, who is also a former player of Petrokimia Putra Gresik in the union era, died of pancreatic cancer. He was treated at a private hospital in Surabaya before being transferred to Pasuruan, East Java.

Hasan’s career in the Indonesian football scene is pretty flashy. He led Persebaya to appear in the final of the competition in 1987.

Together with other Persebaya legends such as Yusuf Ekodono, Putut Wijanarko and Mustaqim, Hasan also the name of the team Bajul Ijo at that time.

Afterwards Hasan tried his luck as club coach. His last career as coach was at PSPK Pasuruan. He coached the club on the 2016 Nusantara League title.