Persiba Balikpapan

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Persiba Balikpapan
Full name Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Balikpapan
Nickname(s) Beruang Madu
(Sun Bear)
Founded 1950[1][2]
Ground Batakan Stadium
Ground Capacity 46,000
Owner PT. Persiba Beriman
Chairman Syahril HM Taher
Head coach Wanderley da Silva
League Liga 2
2017 Liga 1, 17th (Relegated)

Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Balikpapan, commonly known as Persiba Balikpapan, or Persiba, is an Indonesian football club based in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan. In media, the tautology is often used and to distinguish the club with another club with the same acronym, Persiba Bantul.

Beruang Madu is the club's nickname, taken from the city mascot of Balikpapan. Another nickname given is Selicin Minyak (slippery as oil) because Balikpapan is the center for oil and gas industry of Indonesia.

Persiba home stadium is Persiba Stadium with 12,500 capacity .A new stadium called Stadion Batakan with 46,000 capacity is underway and will be completed by August 2017.[2] Persiba plays in the Liga 1, the top rank football competition in Indonesia.

Achievements in Indonesian Football Leagues[edit]

Perserikatan (Union League)[edit]

  • 1985: Division 1 Championship

Liga Indonesia[edit]

  • 1999/00: Championship playoff Division I (Runner-up Eastern Conference)
  • 2004: Promoted to Premiere Division (Finished 4th in Division I Eastern Conference)
  • 2006: Represented Premiere Division Eastern Conference for championship play-off

Indonesia Super League[edit]

Best : 2009/10: Finished 3rd in Indonesia Super League.


Current Squad[edit]

As of 10 January 2018[3]

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

No. Position Player
8 Indonesia MF Bryan Cesar
9 Martinique FW Kévin Parsemain
11 Indonesia MF Fengky Turnando
18 Indonesia DF Jemmy Lakengke
22 Indonesia MF Siswanto
29 Indonesia MF Tedi Hasanudin
77 Indonesia DF Arifki Eka Putra
Indonesia DF Yus Arfandy Djafar
Indonesia DF Herry Susilo
Indonesia DF Sunni Hizbullah
Indonesia DF Rokani
No. Position Player
Indonesia GK Barep Wahyudi
Indonesia MF Rossy Noprihanis
Indonesia GK Fajar Setya Jaya
Indonesia DF M. Kasim Slamat
Indonesia MF Sandi Septian
Indonesia MF Yosef Marandof
Indonesia FW Beni Oktovianto
Indonesia MF M. Fadlan Gufran
Indonesia FW Dimas Galih Gumilang
Indonesia DF Fathlul Rahman

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Name
Head Coach Wanderley da Silva
Assistant Coach Haryadi
Assistant Coach Masdar Aspiran
Fitness Coach Sofie Imam Faizal
Goalkeeping Coach Dedi Siswanto
Physio Wildan
Masseur Johny Rikumahua


Kit providers[edit]

Asian clubs ranking[edit]

As of 11 January 2015[4]
Current Rank Country Team
93 Indonesia Persiba Balikpapan
95 Saudi Arabia Al-Faisaly
96 China Jiangsu Sainty
97 South Korea Gyeongnam
98 Japan Omiya Ardija

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