Yongki Aribowo

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Yongki Aribowo
Personal information
Full name Yongki Aribowo
Date of birth (1989-11-23) 23 November 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Tulungagung, Indonesia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward, Winger
Club information
Current team
Pelita Bandung Raya
Youth career
2004–2006 SSB Sinar Jaya
2006–2007 Perseta Tulungagung
2007–2008 PSBI Blitar
2008–2009 Persik Kediri U-21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Persik Kediri 24 (7)
2010–2011 Arema Indonesia 17 (7)
2011–2012 Persisam Putra Samarinda 30 (4)
2012–2014 Barito Putera 48 (8)
2014– Pelita Bandung Raya 0 (0)
National team
2009–2011 Indonesia U23 15 (2)
2010– Indonesia 8 (2)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:22, 16 November 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2011

Yongki Aribowo is an Indonesian professional footballer. He currently plays for Pelita Bandung Raya as a striker. He was a member of the Indonesia national football team in AFF Suzuki Cup 2010.

Club career[edit]

Yongki, who is usually called or Bowo, started off his football career in SSB Sinar Jaya Tulungagung. He later continued his youth career to Perseta Tulungagung Junior. However, in Perseta Junior, he often sat on bench. Yongki plays as a striker. Whenever he is in front of the opponent's goal, he can always terrorize the goalkeeper and defenders. He also has the speed to run at above-average. These skills made Persik Kediri became interested in him and recruited him as a player in Persik Junior.

East Java derby between Persik Kediri and Persela Lamongan was the game that he would never forget for this is the game when he shows off his skill to Persik Kediri's supporters, Persikmania. A bait heading measured from his partner Saktiawan Sinaga, he finished it with a fantastic move. Everyone started to turn to him. He entertains many Persik Kediri supporters. Brawijaya Stadium is always waiting for his goals and his actions. Being paired with Saktiawan Sinaga makes him greatly feared by opponent's defense. Agility to bring the ball is also noteworthy. With a height of 175 cm and weighs 63 kg, he is also adept at eating up balls.

He had been linked with Wellington Phoenix[1] and Melbourne Victory[2] during 2010 summer transfer window.

Pelita Bandung Raya[edit]

In November 2014, he signed with Pelita Bandung Raya.[3]

International career[edit]

In 2009, Yongki played to represent the Indonesia national football team, in 2009 SEA Games.[4] In October 2010, Yongki was called up into senior national team and making his debut as a substitute player in a friendly match against Uruguay.[5]

International goals[edit]

Yongki Aribowo: International under-23 goals

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 9 February 2011 Pho Kong Village Park Stadium, Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong U-23 0–1 1–4 Friendly
2 15 September 2011 Kowloon Bay Park, Kowloon, Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong U-23 0–2 0–4 Friendly
Yongki Aribowo: International goals
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 12 October 2010 Siliwangi Stadium, Bandung, Indonesia  Maldives 2–0 3–0 Friendly
2 21 November 2010 Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium, Palembang, Indonesia  Timor-Leste 6–0 6–0 Friendly


National team[edit]

Indonesia U-23


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