Persijap Jepara

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Persijap Jepara
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Full name Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Jepara
Nickname(s) Laskar Kalinyamat
(Kalinyamat Army)
Founded 11 April 1954; 60 years ago (1954-04-11)
Ground Gelora Bumi Kartini Stadium
Ground Capacity 20,000
Owner PT. Jepara Raya Multitama
Manager Mohammad Said Basalamah
League Liga Indonesia Premier Division
2014 11th in First Round
Relegated

Persijap, an acronym for Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Jepara is an Indonesian football club based in Jepara, Central Java. In media, the tautology Persijap Jepara is often used. The club is currently competing in the Liga Indonesia Premier Division. Their nickname is Laskar Kalinyamat (Kalinyamat Army).[1]

History[edit]

Foundation and early years (1954–1994)[edit]

Persijap is was in 11 April 1954. Syahlan Ridwan, Jepara's Regent founded the club. They have contributed players to the Indonesia national football team squad since 1979 when Haryanto was the first choice goalkeeper of the national team.[2] Other national team players such as Siswandi Gancis, Solekan and Warsidi was from Persijap.[3] They managed to win the Soeratin Cup in 1982.[1]

Modern era and recent history (1994–present)[edit]

Their recent achievements in Indonesian football was only their promotion to the Liga Indonesia Premier Division in 2000 and 2004 with coach Rudi William Keltjes. In the youth area, they managed to add two more Soeratin Cup title in 1998 and 2002.[1] In 2007 they were also promoted to the newly formed Indonesia Super League.[4] They also was a participant in the Indonesia Premier League before returning back to the Indonesia Super League in September 2012.[5]

In August 2014, they were relegated to the Liga Indonesia Premier Division.[6]

Crest[edit]

Kit suppliers[edit]

  • England Mitre (2011–2012)
  • Indonesia Red Warriors (2013)
  • Thailand Eureka (2014)

Source:[7]

Stadium[edit]

Before 2008, Persijap plays the home matches in Kamal Djunaedi Stadium. Persijap now plays their home matches in Gelora Bumi Kartini Stadium.[3]

Supporters[edit]

Persijap Jepara's supporter groups are Jetmania (Jepara Tifosi Mania) and Banaspati (Barisan Supporter Persijap Sejati).[3]

Players[edit]

As of 17 November 2014.[8]

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

No. Position Player
4 Brazil DF Evaldo Silva
6 Indonesia DF Achmad Taufiq
7 Liberia FW John Tarkpor Sonkaliey
8 Indonesia FW Diego Banowo Bagus Sadewo
10 Argentina FW Carlos Raul Sciucatti
12 Indonesia DF Muhammad Fauzan Jamal
14 Indonesia MF Khanif Muhajirin
16 Indonesia FW Agung Suprayogi
19 Indonesia DF M. Fatkul Manan
No. Position Player
23 Indonesia DF Lucky Oktavianto
35 Indonesia MF Ahmad Buchori
37 Indonesia FW Rahmat Rivai
28 Indonesia MF Cucu Hidayat
29 Indonesia MF Catur Rintang
82 Indonesia GK Danang Wihatmoko
89 Indonesia GK Dedi Heryanto
92 Indonesia GK Dimas Galih Pratama
99 Indonesia MF Boy Jati Asmara

Honours[edit]

  • Megawati Cup
    • Champion: 2004[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "PERSIJAP JEPARA" (in Indonesia). Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Demi PERSIJAP Jepara" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Sejarah Persijap Jepara" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Pemain Persijap Diincar Persiba" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Semen Padang dan Persijap Kembali ke ISL" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "HASIL ISL (28/8), Persijap Vs Gresik United, Laskar Kalinyamat Degradasi, Skor Akhir 0-0" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "Persijap Pakai "Jersey" asal Thailand di LSI 2014" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "PERSIJAP JEPARA" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014. 

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