Jacksen F. Tiago

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Jacksen F. Tiago
Personal information
Full name Jacksen Ferreira Tiago
Date of birth (1968-05-28) May 28, 1968 (age 48)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1975–1983 Flamengo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1989 Bonsucesso
1990 Confiança
1991 Madureira
1992 Botafogo
1992 Americano
1993 Noroeste
1993 Valério
1994 Rubro Social
1994–1995 Petrokimia Putra
1995–1996 PSM Makassar
1996–1998 Persebaya Surabaya
1998 Guangzhou Matsunichi
1999 Geylang United
1999–2000 Persebaya Surabaya
2001 Home United
2001 Petrokimia Putra
Teams managed
2002–2003 Assyabaab Surabaya
2003–2005 Persebaya Surabaya
2006 Persita Tangerang
2007 Persiter Ternate
2008 Mitra Kukar
2008 Persitara Jakarta Utara
2008–2014 Persipura Jayapura
2013 Indonesia (assistant manager)
2013 Indonesia
2014–2016 Penang FA
2016– PS Barito Putera
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Jacksen Ferreira Tiago (born 28 May 1968) is a Brazilian retired footballer, One of the most influential in Indonesian football history, he has a tremendous records for both as a player and as a manager. As a long-time resident of Indonesia, he is fluent in Indonesian and Javanese.

Playing career[edit]

In his first season in Indonesia League, he played for Petrokimia Putra which ended up as league runners-up Indonesia's first. Tiago then moved to PSM Makassar before finding success with Persebaya Surabaya. He was the best player in the Liga Indonesia on the season 1996/1997 when he helped Persebaya to championship.

After two seasons in Persebaya, he then moved to Singapore to play for Geylang United, but only lasted one season before returning to Persebaya. In 2001, he moved to Petrokimia and at the end of the season retired as a player.

Tiago brought Persebaya, which relegated the previous season, promotion to the First Division in 2003 and winner of the season 2004.

Management career[edit]

In 2008, he signed managerial contract with Persipura Jayapura. During the train at Persipura Jayapura he has given two titles Indonesia Super League in the 2008-09 and 2010-11 seasons.

In March 2013, the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) requested Jacksen to become assistant coach of the Indonesia national team in the face of Saudi Arabia at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification round. After that in April he was officially appointed by the PSSI as head coach of the Indonesia national team.[1]

In November 2014, he signed with Penang FA.[2]

Honours and awards[edit]


Persebaya Surabaya




Persebaya Surabaya
Persipura Jayapura
2008–09 , 2010–11 , 2012-13




On 15 April 2014, after press conference match between Persipura Jayapura vs Persebaya Surabaya, Jacksen got into a fight with Greg Nwokolo, because they have personal problems since in Indonesia national football team, the situation eased after Polices restrained both of them.[3]


  1. ^ Wahyudi, Kukuh. "BTN tunjuk Jacksen F. Tiago jadi pelatih timnas". bolanews.com. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Jacksen Tiago Resmi Latih Penang FC" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jacksen F Tiago & Greg Nwokolo Adu Mulut". goal.com.