PSM Makassar

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PSM Makassar
PSM Makassar logo.png
Full name Persatuan Sepakbola Makassar
  • Ayam Jantan dari Timur
    (The Eastern Roosters)
  • Pasukan Ramang
    (Ramang's Army)
  • Juku Eja
    Makassarese: Red Fish
Founded 2 November 1915; 102 years ago (1915-11-02) (as Makassar Voetbal Bond)
Ground Andi Mattalatta Stadium
Capacity 15,000
Owner PT Persaudaraan Sepak Bola Makassar[1] (direct owner)
Bosowa Corporation Grup
Chairman Munafri Arifuddin
Head coach Robert Alberts
League Liga 1
2017 Liga 1, 3rd
Website Club website
Current season
Active departments of
PSM Makassar
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Football (Men's) Football U-19 (Men's)

PSM Makassar, or PSM, is an Indonesian professional football club based in Makassar, South Sulawesi. The club was founded in 1915 (as Makassar Voetbal Bond) and currently competes in the Liga 1. Locally, it is known primarily by the nickname "Juku Eja", which translates to "The Red Fish". PSM plays their home matches in Andi Mattalatta Stadium.

PSM is the oldest team in the history of Indonesian football. They are also considered as one of the most successful ones in eastern Indonesia. In the 2001 season, they became the second Indonesia club side to reach quarter-final in the Asian Club Championship.


Foundation and early years (1915–1942)[edit]

PSM was founded on November 2, 1915 as Makassar Voetbal Bond (MVB). They are considered as the oldest football club in Indonesia and as one of the oldest in South East Asia. During the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies, all type of organization with Dutch spellings are removed and MVB changed to PSM Makassar.ewako psm [2]

Perserikatan era (1942–1994)[edit]

Some of the early players of PSM Makassar was regularly called to the Indonesia national football team, the most famous was the club legend Ramang. They won their first Perserikatan title in 1957 by beating PSMS Medan.[3] They managed to also won the championship in 1959, 1965, 1966 and 1992.[2]

Modern era (1994–present)[edit]

After the merger of Perserikatan and Galatama in 1994, they won their first Indonesia Premier Division title in 2000. The squad consists of the combination of national team players, such as Miro Baldo Bento, Aji Santoso, Bima Sakti, Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto and Hendro Kartiko, and local talents, such as Ronny Ririn, Syamsudin Batola, Yusrifar Djafar, dan Rachman Usman. They won the 1999–2000 Liga Indonesia Premier Division by only losing 2 from 31 matches.[4]

In 2011 they joined the breakaway league Liga Primer Indonesia.[5] They continued to play in the Indonesian Premier League organized by PT Liga Prima Indonesia Sportindo until 2013, before joining the Indonesia Super League again in the 2014 season.[6][7]


Domestic league[edit]

Domestic cup[edit]

International competitions[edit]

Stadium and facilities[edit]

Home matches are played in Andi Mattalatta Stadium (also known as Mattoangin), with a capacity which adds up to 20,000, including VIP stands. The stadium, originally built in 1957 for Pekan Olahraga Nasional IV, and it was renovated in 2000 for 2000–01 Asian Club Championship. In the future PSM Makassar will play their home matches at new stadium, Barombong Stadium.

Colours and crest[edit]

Amongst PSM most popular nicknames are Juku Eja (Red Fish). From the foundation of the club, the common home kit includes a red shirt, red or white shorts, and white socks. Red and white colours are also seen in the crest. The away kit of the club is associated with a white or black background. Blue was adopted as the club's primary colour for their second uniform in 2015.

Shirt sponsors and manufacturers[edit]

Period Kit manufacture Shirt sponsor(s)
1994–1995 Germany Adidas Dunhill
1995–1996 Toyota
1996–1997 Kansas
1997–1999 No Sponsors
1999–2000 Tanjung Bunga
2000–2006 Semen Bosowa
2006–2007 Italy Diadora
2008–2009 Indonesia Specs
2011–2013 Indonesia Vilour[11]
2013–2016 United States Nike[12]
2017 Spain Kelme
2018–Present England Umbro


Supporter Group[edit]

PSM's creative supporters are The Maczman, Komunitas VIP selatan and Laskar Ayam Jantan. There are many big supporter groups, but the most well-known are Mappanyuki, Ikatan Suporter Makasar (ISM), Suporter Hasanuddin, Suporter Dealos, Suporter Reformasi, Komando, Suporter Bias, Suporter, Karebosi, Gunung Lokong, Suporter PKC (Pongtiku, Kalumpang, dan Cumi-cumi), Red Gank (Pattene), Komunitas VIP Selatan (KVS), Komunitas VIP Utara (KVU), Komunitas Supporter VIP Utama (KSVU), Zaiger, Antang Communitty.[citation needed]


PSM have rivalries with Persib Bandung, Persebaya Surabaya, and PSMS Medan rooting from the Perserikatan era. Their supporters have never been hostile outside of the match, even though inside the stadium they are competing.


Current Squad[edit]

As of 31 July 2018[13]

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

No. Position Player
2 Indonesia DF Hendra Wijaya
3 Indonesia DF Zulkifli Syukur (Captain)
4 Indonesia DF Wasyiat Hasbullah
5 Indonesia DF Reva Adi Utama
6 Indonesia FW Ferdinand Sinaga
7 Indonesia MF Zulham Zamrun
10 Netherlands MF Marc Klok
11 Indonesia FW Muhammad Rachmat
13 Indonesia FW Agi Pratama
14 Indonesia MF Asnawi Bahar
15 Indonesia DF Hasyim Kipuw
17 Indonesia MF Rasyid Bakri
18 Indonesia MF Muhammad Arfan
19 Indonesia MF Rizky Pellu
No. Position Player
20 Indonesia GK Rivky Mokodompit
21 Indonesia MF Arsyad Yusgiantoro
22 Indonesia DF Ardan Aras
25 Indonesia DF Fauzan Jamal
28 Indonesia DF Abdul Rahman Sulaiman
29 Hong Kong FW Sandro
30 Indonesia GK Imam Arief Fadillah (on loan from Persib Bandung)
31 Indonesia DF Muhammad Syafii
36 Indonesia DF Ahmad Hari Satria
39 Indonesia FW Guy Junior
51 Indonesia GK Syaiful Syamsuddin
80 Netherlands MF Wiljan Pluim (Vice-captain)
86 France DF Steven Paulle
94 Indonesia FW Heri Susanto
97 Indonesia GK Hilman Syah
99 Indonesia MF Saldy

Naturalized player[edit]

Country Player
Cameroon Cameroon Guy Junior

Notable players[edit]

This list includes players whom have made significant contributions to the club. Bold indicates players still active in this club.