|Full name||Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Jakarta|
|Nickname(s)||Macan Kemayoran (The Kemayoran Tigers)|
|Founded||28 November 1928|
|Owner||PT. Persija Jaya Jakarta|
|Head coach||Stefano Cugurra Teco|
|2014||Indonesia Super League,
First Round (5th in West Group)
|Website||Club home page|
MH Thamrin is one of the national heroes who was a fan and highly involved in VIJ which is now Persija Jakarta. He took care and helped VIJ in many ways, one of them was to construct the VIJ Stadium in Petojo, Central Jakarta using his own money.
Nowadays, Persija have a rivalry with Persib Bandung. This derby is usually called as the "Indonesian Derby". Some people also call it as "Indonesian El Clásico" or "Indonesian Old Firm". However, this rivalry is seen more as a rivalry between both supporters. It have turned into hostility between both clubs hard-line supporters, Persija's The Jakmania and Persib's Bobotoh. Influenced by the media and some individuals that want the hostility to be preserved, many hostile incidents have occurred until today.
There have been many events and incidents that occurred as a result of enduring hostility these two hard-line supporters. However in 2014, there had been a reconciliation held by the West Java Police to avoid unnecessary future clashes.
Despite the reconciliation, in Thursday, March 24, 2017, an incident happened again when a mysterious group of people threw rocks at a group of Persija supporters. On Thursday evening, a group of Persija supporters were on their way to Cilacap using Serayu Train, to support their team at the 2017 Cilacap Cup. As they were on their way, at Serayu Train Station in Bandung, a mysterious group of people throw rocks at the train they were riding. As a result, mirrors of the Serayu Train's four carriages were broken. Shortly after the incident happened, the mysterious group of people were caught and arrested by the police. This mysterious group of people consist of 9 people. The police suspected that they were Persib supporters, and the police were right. When they were asked on why they did it, they simply replied that they only avenged the Persib supporters who have been attacked by Persija supporters in the past.
Persija currently plays their home matches at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, but for the 2017 Liga 1, Persija will use the Patriot Chandrabhaga Stadium as their home stadium because the GBK stadium is being renovated for the 2018 Asian Games.
As of 21 April 2017.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Note 1: The official club website lists the supporters as player number #12.
|1999–2000||Ivan Venkov Kolev|
|2004||Carlos García Cambón|
|2016||Zein Al Hadad|
Persija Jakarta's traditional football club color is red as the home kit, which is originally Persija Jakarta's color. Now the home kit is composed of orange color, accompanied by orange or red shorts and the socks is traditionally white. However the socks can be either be orange or red depending on the design. The traditional away kit is always all white but Persija also wears all black for the away kit. Persija originally wore a red color for home jersey but from 1997 Persija replaced it with orange color due to the decision from Jakarta governor at that time, Sutiyoso.
|Period||Kit Provider |
- Champions (9): 1931, 1933, 1934, 1938, 1954, 1964, 1973, 1975, 1979
- Runner-up (5): 1932, 1951, 1952, 1978, 1988
- Trofeo Persija
- Champion (3): 2011, 2012, 2014
- Piala Indonesia
- Runner-up: 2005
- Indonesian Community Shield
- Runner-up (3): 1972, 1974, 1976
- Piala Marah Halim 
- Champion: 1977
- Piala Emas Bang Yos 
- Champion: 2003
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