Persiba Balikpapan

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Persiba Balikpapan
Full name Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Balikpapan
Nickname(s) Beruang Madu
(Honey Bear)
Founded 1950[1][2]
Ground Persiba Stadium
Ground Capacity 9,000[2]
Owner PT.Persiba Beriman
Chairman Syahril HM Taher
Head coach Edi Simon Badawi
League Indonesia Super League
2014 5th in First Round

Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Balikpapan, commonly known as Persiba Balikpapan, or Persiba, is an Indonesian football club based in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan. In media, the tautology is often used and to distinguish the club with another club with the same acronym, Persiba Bantul.

Beruang Madu is the club's nickname, taken from the city mascot of Balikpapan. Another nickname given is Selicin Minyak (slippery as oil) because Balikpapan is the center for oil and gas industry of Indonesia.

Persiba home stadium is Persiba Stadium with 9,000 capacity .A new stadium with 45,000 capacity is underway and will be completed by August 2016.[2] Persiba plays in the Indonesia Super League, the top rank football competition in Indonesia.

Currently, Antonio Teles holds the captaincy band for Persiba.

Achievements in Indonesian Football Leagues[edit]

Perserikatan (Union League)[edit]

  • 1985: Division 1 Championship

Liga Indonesia[edit]

  • 1999/00: Championship playoff Division I (Runner-up Eastern Conference)
  • 2004: Promoted to Premiere Division (Finished 4th in Division I Eastern Conference)
  • 2006: Represented Premiere Division Eastern Conference for championship play-off

Indonesia Super League[edit]

Best : 2004/15: Finished 3rd in Indonesia Super League.


NOTE: Starting 2015 season, PT. Liga Indonesia has reduced the number of foreign players allowed to be used by clubs to only three players.[3]

As of 4 April 2015.[4]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Indonesia GK Husin Mugni
2 Indonesia DF Nurhidayat
4 Indonesia DF Joko Sidik
7 Indonesia MF Arifki Eka Putra
8 Indonesia MF Johan Juansyah
9 Indonesia FW I Made Wirahadi
10 Liberia FW Ansu Toure
11 Indonesia FW Fengky Turnando
13 Indonesia MF Bayu Pradana
15 Slovakia DF Roman Golian
16 Indonesia MF Rendi Saputra
17 Indonesia MF Hendri Satriadi
18 Indonesia MF Jeky Pasarela
19 Indonesia DF Valentino Telaubun
No. Position Player
20 Indonesia GK I Ngurah Komang Arya
24 Indonesia DF Ledi Utomo
27 Indonesia FW Miftahul Hamdi
28 Brazil MF Antonio Teles
29 Indonesia MF M. Solechudin
32 Indonesia DF Absor Fauzi
34 Indonesia DF Ahmad Taufik
36 Indonesia DF Rizal Lestaluhu
69 Indonesia DF Febly Gushendra
77 Indonesia MF Rahel Radiansyah
78 Indonesia GK Dwi Yudha P
87 Indonesia DF Yudi Khoerudin
89 Indonesia MF Bryan Cesar

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Manager Faisal Husin
Head Coach Edi Simon Badawi
Assistant Coach Hariyadi
Goalkeeping Coach Joko Dalbo
Team Doctor Ratih Kusuma
Masseur Johny Rikumahua


Shirt Sponsors

Kit manufacturer

Official Sponsor

  • BanKaltim
  • Philips
  • Anugerah Jaya Beton

Kit providers[edit]

Asian clubs ranking[edit]

As of 11 January 2015[5]
Current Rank Country Team
93 Indonesia Persiba Balikpapan
95 Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly
96 China Jiangsu Sainty
97 South Korea Gyeongnam
98 Japan Omiya Ardija

See also[edit]


  1. ^ ::pfc-persiba online::.. - Seputar Persiba
  2. ^ a b c "Berita Bola Indonesia Terlengkap". Retrieved 2011-10-26. 
  3. ^ "ISL 3, DU Tanpa Ekspatriat" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 3 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "PERSIBA BALIKPAPAN" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 29 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Asia Football / Soccer Clubs Ranking". Retrieved 20 October 2014. 

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