Zaenal Arief

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Zaenal Arief
Personal information
Full name Zaenal Arief
Date of birth (1981-01-03) 3 January 1981 (age 36)
Place of birth Garut, Indonesia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Persela Lamongan
Number TBA
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–1998 Persigar Garut ?? (??)
1998–2000 Persib Bandung ?? (??)
2000–2005 Persita Tangerang 48 (44)
2006–2009 Persib Bandung 52 (18)
2009–2010 Persisam Putra Samarinda 29 (3)
2010–2011 Persikabo Bogor 18 (10)
2011–2012 PSPS Pekanbaru 29 (9)
2013–2015 Persepam Madura United 42 (12)
National team
2000 Indonesia U-19
2001–2003 Indonesia U-23
2002–2007 Indonesia 23 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 January 2015.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 Juny 2007

Zaenal Arief or Abo (born 3 January 1981) is a retired Indonesian professional footballer. He plays as a striker. He last played for Persepam Madura United in Indonesia Super League. He also played for Indonesia national football team. His younger brother, Yandi Munawar,[1] is also a footballer who currently plays for Persib Bandung.

Club career[edit]

Persigar Garut[edit]

Arief started his career with his hometown club, Persigar Garut. He began his first team debut when he was 16 years old. Arief stayed with Persigar for one season.

Persib Bandung[edit]

In the 1998 season, he moved to Persib Bandung. He rarely played because he could not compete with the senior players. He had only played until the 1999 season.

Persita Tangerang[edit]

In summer 2000, he was signed by Persita Tangerang. At this club he was starting to get rations to play. He debuted as a major player at the age of 20. In 2002, aged 21, he got the call to play with the Indonesian national team. Arief, who is now labeled "Sudag Caps," began to demand by many clubs. He remained in Persita until 2006.


  1. ^ "Bermain di Persib, Keinginan Terbesar Adik Zaenal Arief" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 3 March 2015. 

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