I Putu Gede

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I Putu Gede
Personal information
Full name I Putu Gede Dwi Santoso
Date of birth (1973-12-01) 1 December 1973 (age 43)
Place of birth Denpasar Bali, Indonesia
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
PSBK Blitar (head coach)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Deltras Sidoarjo
2004–2006 Arema Malang
2007–2008 Persita Tangerang
2008 Persebaya Surabaya
2008–2009 Persekabpas
2010–2012 Persipro Probolinggo 52 (11)
National team
2000–2006 Indonesia 19 (0)
Teams managed
2013 Persipro Probolinggo (assistant)
2014– PSBK Blitar
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

I Putu Gede Dwi Santoso (born in Denpasar Bali, 1 December 1973) is a former Indonesian footballer and current head coach of PSBK Blitar. He normally plays as a defensive midfielder.

In 2007, Putu Gede moved to Persita Tangerang from Arema Malang, following Benny Dollo, Arema's coach who helped winning Piala Indonesia twice. In Arema, Putu become ever a captain and helped this club winning Piala Indonesia twice (2005 and 2006). Like Ansyari Lubis, he has much experience, high flying hours and spirit leadership. With his position Putu look very easy contents of field when his team attack although get pressure from enemy's team.

As a captain he is not typical, he often provocated from the opponent or enemy in the field. However, he still have an own-plus, he can firing spirits his club teammates for winning a match.

After retiring from playing in 2012, Putu Gede was appointed assistant head coach of his last club Persipro Probolinggo in 2013. He was appointed head coach of PSBK Blitar in 2014.[1]

Putu Gede is a former Indonesia national football team player.


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