Mitra Kukar F.C.

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Mitra Kukar
Full name Mitra Kutai Kartanegara Football Club
Nickname(s) Si Naga Mekes
(The Fierce Dragon)
Founded 1979; 39 years ago (1979)
Ground Aji Imbut Stadium
Ground Capacity 35,000
Owner PT. Kutai Kartanegara Sport Mandiri
Chairman Endri Erawan
Manager Rafael Berges
League Liga 1
2017 Liga 1, 10th
Website Club website

Mitra Kukar Football Club is an Indonesian football club based in Tenggarong, Kutai Kartanegara, East Kalimantan. They currently compete in the Liga 1.


This club was founded in 1979.[1] They were renamed Niac Mitra or Mitra Surabaya in the 1990s. After relegation to the First Division, the club moved to Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan and were renamed Mitra Kalteng Putra (MKP)[2] in 1999. At the end of 2001 season, the club was relegated to the Second Division. Financial problems led the club to be loaned to H Suryanto Anwar, after which they moved again, to Tenggarong, Kutai Kartanegara, East Kalimantan, where they were finally renamed Mitra Kukar.[2] The new ownership had a great impact. At the end of the 2003 season, Mitra Kukar were promoted to the First Division. In the 2005 season, the new owner fully bought Mitra Kukar. By the end of 2007 season, Mitra Kukar succeeded to be promoted to the Premier Division, after finishing first in the First Division. In the 2010–11 Premier Division, Mitra Kukar was promoted to the Indonesia Super League after finishing third in the final round.


Shirt sponsors

  • Petrona
  • Bank Kaltim

Other sponsors

  • ABP
  • PT. Beton Kaltim
  • Kaltim Post[3]

Kit provider[edit]


  • Galatama
    • Champions (3): 1980–82, 1982–83, 1987–88
    • Runners-up: 1988–89
  • Aga Khan Gold Cup
    • Champions: 1979
  • General Sudirman Cup 2015
    • Champions: 2015

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away
1988–89 Asian Club Championship Qualifying round Brunei Bandaran  – 1–3
Qualifying round Malaysia Pahang FA  – 0–0
Qualifying round Thailand Royal Thai Air Force  – 2–1
Qualifying round Singapore Geylang International  – 1–1


Current Squad[edit]

As of 5 April 2018[5]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 South Korea GK Yoo Jae-hoon
3 Indonesia DF Wiganda Pradika
4 Indonesia DF Rendy Siregar
6 Indonesia DF Abdul Gamal
7 Indonesia MF Luthfi Kamal
8 England MF Danny Guthrie
9 Spain FW Fernando Rodríguez
12 Indonesia DF Andre Agustiar
13 Indonesia MF Bayu Pradana (Captain)
14 Indonesia MF Arif Suyono
15 Indonesia MF Hendra Bayauw
16 Indonesia DF Saepulloh Maulana
17 Indonesia MF Rifan Nahumarury
18 Indonesia FW Aldino Herdianto
No. Position Player
19 Indonesia MF Ahmad Bustomi
21 Indonesia MF Anindito Wahyu
22 Indonesia MF Dedi Hartono
23 Indonesia DF Joko Sidik
24 Indonesia DF Roni Rosadi
26 Indonesia MF Muhammad Bahtiar
27 Indonesia DF Dedi Gusmawan (Vice-captain)
29 Indonesia MF Septian David
33 Indonesia DF Rizky Ramadhan
44 Brazil DF Mauricio Leal
47 Indonesia GK Geri Mandagi
95 Indonesia GK Ravi Murdianto (on loan from PS TIRA)
97 Indonesia MF Abdul Rohim
99 Indonesia FW Rafli Mursalim

Team Officials[edit]

Coaching Staff[edit]

Role Name
Manager Spain Rafael Berges
Assistant Coach Indonesia Sukardi "Kardok"
Fitnes Coach Indonesia Asep Suryadi
Goalkeeper Coach Indonesia Joice Sorongan
Team Doctor Indonesia Radjiman
Masseur Indonesia Uthe


Role Name
Chairman Indonesia Endri Erawan
Manager Indonesia Rony Fauzan
Secretary Indonesia Trias Slamet


  1. ^ "View Topic – Andai Ada Galatama Lagi". Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Profil Klub Mitra Kukar". Retrieved 2010-10-07. 
  3. ^ "Mitra Kukar Gandeng Kaltim Post" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Mitra Kukar Resmi Disponsori Joma" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 28 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Daftar Pemain Mitra Kukar Liga 1". Retrieved 5 April 2018. 

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