Persebaya Surabaya

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Persebaya Surabaya
Persebaya logo.png
Full name Persatuan Sepakbola Surabaya
Nickname(s)
  • Bajul Ijo (The Green Crocodile)
  • The Green Force
Short name Persebaya
Founded 18 June 1927; 89 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 Indonesia Iwan Setiawan
League Liga 2

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

History[edit]

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]

Stadium[edit]

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

Supporters[edit]

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.

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

As of 20 February 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
-- Indonesia GK Dimas Galih
-- Indonesia DF Mat Halil (Captain)
-- Indonesia DF Rahmad Juliandri
-- Indonesia DF M. Syaifudin
-- Indonesia DF Andri Muliadi
-- Indonesia MF Misbakhul Solikin
-- Indonesia MF Sidik Saimima
-- Indonesia MF Abu Bakar Rodex
-- Indonesia MF Oktavianus Fernando
-- Indonesia MF Rendi Irwan
-- Indonesia FW Irfan Jaya
-- Indonesia GK Miswar Saputra
-- Indonesia DF Abdul Azis
-- Indonesia DF M. Irvan
-- Indonesia MF Ridwan Awaludin
-- Indonesia MF Siswanto
-- Indonesia MF Thaufan Hidayat
-- Indonesia FW Irfan Arfandy
-- Indonesia FW Rachmat Affandi

Retired numbers[edit]

Honours[edit]

National League[edit]

References[edit]