Kurnia Meiga

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Kurnia Meiga
Personal information
Full name Kurnia Meiga Hermansyah
Date of birth (1990-05-07) May 7, 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Jakarta, Indonesia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Arema FC
Number 1
Youth career
2006−2007 Diklat Ragunan
2007−2008 Persijap Jepara
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006 PS Urakan 3 (0)
2008− Arema FC 210 (0)
National team
2008 Indonesia U-18
2007 Indonesia U-19 3 (0)
2008 Indonesia U-21 3 (0)
2009−2013 Indonesia U-23 23 (0)
2013− Indonesia 19 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 October 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 June 2017

Kurnia Meiga Hermansyah (born May 7, 1990)[1] is an Indonesian professional footballer who currently plays for Arema FC[2] in the Indonesia Super League. He is also the younger brother of former goalkeeper Achmad Kurniawan, who also played for Arema FC. Blessed with proportional height and quick reflexes, he is already establishing himself as the first choice goalkeeper for Indonesia.

In 2008-09 Indonesia Super League he received 12 months of sanctions and 30 million fine from Football Association of Indonesia, which was reduced later to five months and 30 million fine, related to the incident against Bontang.[3] In 2009-2010, he was crowned as the best player to set aside the names like Aldo Barreto, Cristian Gonzáles, and Ricardo Salampessy.[4]

In 2017 Liga 1 middle season, he had to go out of action from football due to being diagnosed with Papilledema.[5]

International career[edit]

Meiga first called up for senior team in 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup as third choice goalkeeper behind Markus Haris Maulana and Ferry Rotinsulu. He received his senior debut against Saudi Arabia in 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification and he conceded 2 goals. Later he made his second caps against Netherlands he made some brilliant saves at first half before conceded 3 goals by Siem de Jong and Arjen Robben.

National team[edit]

Indonesia national team
Year Apps Goals
2013 2 0
2014 7 0
2015 0 0
2016 8 0
2017 2 0
Total 19 0



Arema Indonesia


Indonesia U-23



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