Persebaya Surabaya

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Persebaya Surabaya
Persebaya logo.png
Full name Persatuan Sepakbola Surabaya
  • Bajul Ijo (The Green Crocodile)
  • The Green Force
Short name Persebaya
Founded 18 June 1927; 90 years ago (18 June 1927), as S.I.V.B
Ground Gelora Bung Tomo Stadium, Surabaya
Ground Capacity 55.000
Investors Jawa Pos Group
President Indonesia Azrul Ananda
Head coach Argentina Angel Alfredo Vera
League Liga 2
2014 Second Round (4th in Group B)

Persebaya Surabaya, or Persebaya, is a professional football club based in Surabaya, East Java. They play in Liga 2.


Persebaya status was reinstated as the member of PSSI in January 2017 after being sanctioned due to playing in an illegal competition. They will participate again in 2017 Liga 2.[1]


thumb|right|700px|Stadion Gelora Bung Tomo, Surabaya Persebaya plays their home matches in Gelora Bung Tomo Stadium.[2]


The supporters of Persebaya are known as Bonek (abbreviation of Bondo Nekat, literally "The Reckless People") and were known for violence and hooliganism in the past and present.[3]

Bonek fans have a strong rivalry with Aremania, the fans of Arema Indonesia.[4][5] This game is often called the East Java Derby.

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach Argentina Angel Alfredo Vera
Assistant Coach Argentina Esteban Busto
Goalkeeping Coach Indonesia M. Hadi
Statistical Staff Indonesia Noor Arief
Team Doctor Indonesia Rahmat Arisatoto
Clinical Psychologist Indonesia Afif Kurniawan


Current squad[edit]

As of 20 March 2017.[6]

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

No. Position Player
1 Indonesia GK Dimas Galih
2 Japan DF Takehiro Tomiyasu (on loan from Avispa Fukuoka)
3 Indonesia DF Abdul Aziz
4 Indonesia DF Mokhamad Syaifuddin
5 Indonesia DF Rahmad Juliandri
6 Indonesia MF Misbakhul Solikin
7 Indonesia MF Sidik Saimima
8 Indonesia MF Oktavianus Fernando
9 Thailand FW Adisak Kraisorn
10 Japan MF Yosuke Ideguchi (on loan from Gamba Osaka)
11 Indonesia FW Irfan Jaya
12 Indonesia MF Rendy Irawan
13 Indonesia MF Siswanto
14 Indonesia FW Irfan Jaya
No. Position Player
15 Indonesia MF Ridwan Awaludin
16 Indonesia DF Andri Muliadi
17 Indonesia MF Thaufan Hidayat
18 Indonesia MF Leroy Resodihardjo
19 China GK Zeng Cheng (Captain)
22 Indonesia MF Abu Rizal Maulana
23 Indonesia MF Fani Aulia
25 Indonesia DF M. Irvan Febrianto
26 Indonesia FW Rachmat Afandi
27 Indonesia FW Irfan Jaya
29 Indonesia GK Miswar Saputra
30 Indonesia FW Rishadi Fauzi
33 Indonesia FW Mardiono
41 Indonesia DF Oliver Rifai

Retired numbers[edit]


National League[edit]


Merchandise Store[edit]

Official Store Persebaya: