Zaenal Arief

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Zaenal Arief
Personal information
Full name Zaenal Arief
Date of birth (1981-01-03) 3 January 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Garut, Indonesia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current club Persepam Madura United
Number 96
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Persigar Garut ?? (??)
1998–2000 Persib Bandung ?? (??)
2000–2005 Persita Tangerang 48 (44)
2006–2009 Persib Bandung 52 (18)
2009–2010 Persisam Putra Samarinda 29 (3)
2010–2011 Persikabo Bogor 18 (10)
2011–2012 PSPS Pekanbaru 29 (9)
2012– Persepam Madura United 30 (7)
National team
2000 Indonesia U-19
2001–2003 Indonesia U-23
2002–2007 Indonesia 23 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 April 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 Juny 2007

Zaenal Arief (born in Garut, West Java 3 January 1981) is an Indonesian footballer, he normally plays as a striker and his height is 177 cm. He is currently plays for PSPS Pekanbaru in Indonesia Super League. He also played for Indonesia national football team. His younger brother, Yandi Munawar, is also footballer who currently plays abroad for Arema Indonesia.

Club career[edit]

Persigar Garut[edit]

Zaenal start his career with his hometown club, Persigar Garut. He began his first team debut when he was 16 years old. Zaenal stayed with Persigar for one season.

Persib Bandung[edit]

In the 1998 season, the club moved to Persib Bandung. Over here, he rarely plays because he cannot compete with the senior players. He had only played until the 1999 season.

Persita Tangerang[edit]

In summer 2000, he was signed by Persita Tangerang. At this club he was starting to get rations to play, he started his debut as a major player at the age of 20 years. In the year 2002, aged 21 years, he got the call to play with the Indonesian national team. Zaenal, who is now labeled sudag caps, began to demand by many clubs. He remained in Persita until 2006.

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