|Full name||Zaenal Arief|
|Date of birth||3 January 1981|
|Place of birth||Garut, Indonesia|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|Current club||Persepam Madura United|
|2009–2010||Persisam Putra Samarinda||29||(3)|
|2012–||Persepam Madura United||30||(7)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 April 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).
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.
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.
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.
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.