Persiba Bantul

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Persiba Bantul
Full name Persatuan Sepakbola Indonesia Bantul
Nickname(s) [[Sultan Agung Warriors
The Java Elephant]]
Founded 21 September 1967; 49 years ago (1967-09-21)
Ground Sultan Agung Stadium
Ground Capacity 35,000
Owner PT. Bantul Jaya Utama
Chairman Wikan Werdo Kisworo
Coach England Kenny Jackett
League Liga 2
2014 Relegated (11th in East Group)
Website Club home page

Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Bantul, commonly known as Persiba Bantul, is a professional Indonesian football club based in Bantul, Yogyakarta. They currently compete in the Liga 2.


Persiba Bantul was established on 21 September 1967. 2004 marked a milestone in Persiba's history, after waiting for 37 years, they were promoted to the First Division. Drs. H.M. Idham Samawi plays a major role in this success, by helping them gaining financial support from the local government.[1]

In 2005, PSSI loaned Persiba to use the Indonesia U-20 players in the First Division. In 2006, Persiba was forced to quit the 2006 First Division because of the 2006 Yogyakarta earthquake. They returned in 2007 and after almost got promoted in 2008–09 and 2009–10, they managed to win the 2010–11 Liga Indonesia Premier Division by defeating Persiraja 1–0 and promoted to the Indonesia Super League.[1] They also participated in the Indonesian Premier League.[2]

They were relegated back to the Liga Indonesia Premier Division after finishing last place in the 2014 Indonesia Super League East group.[3]


Persiba Bantul plays its home games at the Sultan Agung Stadium.[4]


Persiba's supporter group is called Paserbumi (Pasukan Suporter Bantul Militan).[5]


As of 26 April 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 Kuswanto
2 England DF Alex Lacey
3 Indonesia DF Syaiful Lewenusa
4 Indonesia DF Wahyu Wijiastanto
5 Indonesia DF Susatria Nova Pradana
6 Indonesia DF Nico Chandra Sinurat
7 Poland MF Michał Żyro
8 Indonesia MF Johan Manaji
9 Indonesia FW Dicky Firasat
10 England FW Nathan Jarman
11 England FW Liam Dickinson
12 England DF Gavin Hoyte
13 Indonesia MF Bagus Tri Atmojo
14 Indonesia MF Erdin Pratama
No. Position Player
15 Indonesia MF Esa Erviyanto
16 Indonesia DF Romi Herjanto
17 Indonesia FW Dharmawan Effendy
18 Indonesia MF Wahyudi
19 Indonesia DF Slamet Widodo
20 Indonesia GK Phutut Jati Purnomo
21 Indonesia MF Ruben Fakdawer
22 Ivory Coast FW Serge Djiehoua
23 Indonesia MF Jeni Gilang Sapto Aji
24 Indonesia DF Muhammad Arif Kurniawan
28 Indonesia MF Munib Ghulam Mahsun
30 Indonesia GK Ari Kuswanto
33 Indonesia DF Nopendi
35 Indonesia DF Sunni Hizbullah




  • Bupati Cilacap Cup
    • Champion: 2010[7]
  • Piala Gubernur Aceh
    • Runner-up: 2011[8]
  • Batik Cup
    • Champion: 2012[9]
  • Magelang Cup
    • Champion: 2012[10]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "PROFIL PERSIBA BANTUL" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Persiba Bantul" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  3. ^ "Meraba-Raba Kekuatan Persiba di Divisi Utama 2015" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "STADION SULTAN AGUNG BANTUL" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "PROFIL PASERBUMI" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Laskar Sultan Agung Kontrak 23 Pemain" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "PERSIBA JUARA BUPATI CILACAP CUP 2010" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 13 November 2015. 
  8. ^ "Kalah Terhormat di Final PGA 2011" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 13 November 2015. 
  9. ^ "Persiba Juara Batik Cup 2012" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 13 November 2015. 
  10. ^ "Persiba kampiun Magelang Cup" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 13 November 2015. 

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