Persipura Jayapura

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Persipura Jayapura
Full name Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Jayapura
Nickname(s) The Black Pearl
The Papua Eagle.[1]
Founded 1963
Ground Mandala Stadium[1]
Jayapura, Indonesia
Ground Capacity 30,000[1]
Owner PT. Persipura Papua
Chairman Benhur Tommy Mano
Manager Rudy Maswi
Coach Jacksen F. Tiago
League Indonesia Super League
2013 1st (Champions)
Website Club home page

Persipura, an acronym for Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Jayapura is a professional football club based in Jayapura, Papua, Indonesia. The tautology Persipura Jayapura is often used in local media. The traditional team home kit is black and red striped shirt, looks alike with A.C. Milan shirt.

The team nickname is "The Black Pearls" or The Papua Eagle. Persipura competes in the top division in Indonesian football. Persipura's stadium is known as the Mandala Stadium, which has a capacity of over 25,000 spectators.

In Indonesia's second division, Persipura Jayapura were crowned champion in the 1979 and 1993 seasons. Despite its success, the team was still not able to appear competitively on the national football stage, until they succeeded in winning the top flight in 2005. Between 2009–2011 Persipura already had 2 trophies of Indonesian Super League. They took a first place in 2009–2010 term. Persipura also took a second place during 2010–2011 and also became a runner up for Indonesian Cup. They lost 2-1 to Sriwijaya FC in the final. After that term they use transfer window to strengthen their team and also they keep the old coach. During this 2011–2012 season, Persipura finally took the first place at Indonesian Super League and won a qualifying spot for the 2012 AFC Champions League.


Persipura Jayapura use Mandala Stadium as their home field. The stadium has a capacity of around 30,000 seats and is still being renovated for 50,000 seat capacity. Mandala Stadium located in downtown Jayapura around Dok V, near the mouth of Humboldt Bay (otherwise known as Teluk Jayapura). The stadium is located approximately 40 kilometers (25 mi) from Sentani Airport.


Year Manager
2003–04 Indonesia Suharno
2005 Indonesia Rahmad Darmawan
2006 Brazil Toni Netto
2006 Indonesia Mettu Duaramuri
2007 Bulgaria Ivan Kolev
2007 Malaysia Irfan Bakti Abu Salim
2007–08 Malaysia Raja Isa
2008– Brazil Jacksen F. Tiago

Bold is winning manager of Indonesian League


2014 Squad[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position
1 Yoo Jae-Hoon South Korea GK
20 Ferdiansyah Indonesia GK
27 Dede Sulaiman Indonesia GK
3 Fandry Imbiri Indonesia SB
4 Roni Beroperay Indonesia SB, SM
5 Izaac Wanggai Indonesia CB, CM
16 Daniel Tata Indonesia CB, DM
28 Andri Ibo Indonesia SB, CB
44 Yohanis Tjoe Indonesia CB, SB
45 Bio Paulin Cameroon CB
49 Jaelani Arey Indonesia SB, SM
8 Lim Joon-Sik South Korea DM
11 Imanuel Wanggai Indonesia CM
12 Nelson Alom Indonesia AM
13 Ian Louis Kabes Indonesia SM
14 Ruben Sanadi Indonesia SM, SB
15 Gerald Pangkali Indonesia DM
31 Dominggus Fakdawer Indonesia SB, CB
10 Robertino Pugliara Argentina AM
17 Ferinando Pahabol Indonesia ST
18 Ricky Kayame Indonesia ST
21 Yustinus Pae Indonesia ST, SB, SM
25 Titus Bonai Indonesia ST
33 Lukas Mandowen Indonesia ST
86 Boaz Solossa Indonesia ST

Reserves and Academy[edit]

For the reserve team, see Persipura U-21.

Coaching Staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach Brazil Jacksen F. Tiago
Assistant Coach Indonesia Mettu Duaramuri
Indonesia Christian Leo Yarangga
Goalkeeping Coach Brazil Fabio Muchine Tepedinho
Fitness Coach Brazil Osvaldo Lessa
Reserve Team Coach Brazil Amilton de Oliveira
Youth Team Coach Indonesia Max Olua
Indonesia Abdul Manaf
Indonesia Viktor Pulanda
Indonesia Fasili
Indonesia Fernando Fairyo
Indonesia Daniel Womsiwor
Team Doctor Indonesia Agustinus Heatubun
Masseur Indonesia Mettu Robertto
Indonesia Suprianto

All time top scorer[edit]

Year Player Caps Goals
2005– Indonesia Boaz Solossa 146 104
2007–10 , 2011–12 India Beto 128 85
1994–10 Indonesia Eduard Ivakdalam 300 59
2005– Indonesia Ian Louis Kabes 172 22
2007–09 Nigeria Ernest Jeremiah Chukwuma 32 20
2010–13 Liberia Zah Rahan Krangar 52 15
2007– Cameroon Bio Paulin 168 14
2010– Indonesia Lukas Mandowen 58 11
2010–12 , 2014– Indonesia Titus Bonai 31 9

Achievements & honors[edit]

  • Runners Up (1): 1980
  • Runners Up (3): 2006 , 2007 , 2009
  • Winners (1): 2011

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

2006: Failed to appear (to late registering players)
2010: Group Stage
2012: Qualifying East - Final Round
2011: Quarter-finals
Season Competition Round Club Home Away
2010 AFC Champions League Group South Korea Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors 1–4 0–8
Group China Changchun Yatai F.C. 2–0 0–9
Group Japan Kashima Antlers 1–3 0–5
2011 AFC Cup Group Hong Kong South China AA 4–2 1–1
Group India East Bengal 4–1 1–1
Group Thailand Chonburi F.C. 3–0 1–4
Round of 16 Vietnam Sông Lam Nghệ An 3–1
Quarter-finals Iraq Arbil SC 1–2 0–1
2012 AFC Champions League Qualifying play-off Australia Adelaide United 0–3
2014 AFC Cup Group India Churchill Brothers 2–0 1–1
Group Singapore Home United 0–2 1–1
Group Maldives New Radiant 3–0 2–0
Round of 16 Burma Yangon United 9–2


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