Persita Tangerang

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Persita Tangerang
Full name Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Tangerang
Nickname(s) Pendekar Cisadane
(Cisadane Warriors)
Founded 9 September 1953; 61 years ago (1953-09-09)
Ground Singaperbangsa Stadium
Ground Capacity 25,000
Chairman H. Eka Wibayu
League Liga Indonesia Premier Division
2014 10th in First Round
Website Club home page

Persita Tangerang, or simply Persita, officially the Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Tangerang, is an Indonesian football club based in Tangerang, Indonesia. They compete in the Liga Indonesia Premier Division. Their nickname is Pendekar Cisadane (Cisadane Warriors).[1]


Persita was first formed in the city of Tangerang on 19 April 1940. It only became an official club after being recognized by the PSSI on 9 September 1953 as their member.[2] In the Liga Indonesia Premier Division era, they were relegated in the 1998–99 Liga Indonesia Premier Division season but managed to got promoted in the next season and clinching the 2000 First Division title. They managed to became runner-up in the 2002 Liga Indonesia Premier Division, with Benny Dollo as coach.[3] Despite losing in the 2011–12 Liga Indonesia Premier Division final to Barito Putera, they were promoted to the Indonesia Super League.[4] After a poor performance in the 2014 Indonesia Super League season, they were relegated to the Liga Indonesia Premier Division.[5]


The club previously plays their home matches in Benteng Stadium.[2] They moved to Singaperbangsa Stadium for the 2014 Indonesia Super League season.[6]


They have around 10,000 fanatic supporters.[2] Some of the famous supporter groups are LBV (Laskar Benteng Viola) and La Viola.[1][7]

Current squad[edit]

As of 24 December 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
1 Indonesia GK Mukti Ali Raja
2 Indonesia DF Leo Saputra
6 Indonesia DF Hari Novian Caniago
7 Indonesia FW Ade Jantra Lukmana
8 Indonesia MF Jalwandi
11 Indonesia FW Dibyo Previan Caesario
12 Indonesia DF Gilang Angga
14 Indonesia DF Gusripen Efendi
16 Indonesia DF Satrio Syam
No. Position Player
18 Indonesia FW Ilham Jaya Kesuma
23 Indonesia MF Maman
24 Indonesia DF Ledi Utomo
27 Indonesia DF Zikri Akbar
22 Indonesia DF Ganjar Mukti
26 Indonesia DF Handi Ramdhan
32 Indonesia MF Ronald Meosidu
36 Indonesia FW Windu Hanggono Putra


Domestic competitions[edit]

Intercontinental competitions[edit]


  1. ^ a b "LBV DESAK ROMBAK MANAJEMEN" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Sejarah" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "PERSITA" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "PS Barito dan Persita Promosi ke ISL" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Persita Degradasi, Ini Kata Sang Pelatih" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Main di ISL 2014, Persita dan Persiwa Harus Pindah Kandang" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "ans Persita Tangerang Tuntut Manajemen Introspeksi Diri" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Skuat" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  9. ^ "ASEAN Club Championship 2003". Retrieved 15 November 2014. 

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