Persatuan Sepakbola Indonesia Bandung

Persib Bandung

Persib (acronym for Persatuan Sepakbola Indonesia Bandung) is an Indonesian soccer club located in Bandung, West Java. This team has achieved many prestigious awards since their involvement in the days of the Perserikatan competitions until Liga Indonesia today.

History

Persib was founded on July 13 1933, with name BIVB (Bandoeng Inlandsche Voetbal Bond). BIVB was one of the clubs which set up Persatuan Sepakbola Seluruh Indonesia (PSSI) with its representative, with VIJ Jakarta, SIVB, MIVB (PPSM Magelang), MVB (PSM Madiun), VVB and PSM at Societeit Hadiprojo, Yogyakarta, 19 April 1930.

Homebase

Home Stadium

Siliwangi Stadium (capacity 22,000 spectators)

Training Ground

SOR Persib a.k.a. Sidolig

Crest

The crest of Persib comes from the seal of Bandung city.

Achievements

One of the most memorable achievements in the history of this club is when they became champions of the last Perserikatan competition in the 1993/1994 season. In the final match, the club with legendary players such as Sutiono Lamso and Robby Darwis won against PSM Ujung Pandang. Afterwards, Galatama and Perserikatan merged into Liga Indonesia (LI). In the first season of Liga Indonesia in 1994/1995, this team became champions when they defeated Petrokimia Putra Gresik in the finals. Persib was also one of Indonesian clubs which reached quarterfinal round of Asian Champions League.

Perserikatan (Amateur League)

  • 1933 Runner-up
  • 1934 Runner-up
  • 1936 Runner-up
  • 1937 Winner
  • 1950 Runner-up
  • 1959 Runner-up
  • 1961 Winner
  • 1966 Runner-up
  • 1983 Runner-up
  • 1985 Runner-up
  • 1986 Winner
  • 1990 Winner

Liga Indonesia

  • 1994/95 Winner

Performance in AFC Competitions

1996: Quarterfinals

2008/2009 Squad

Team Officials

Team Leader : H. Dada Rosada

Team Manager : H. Jaja Soetardja

Ass. Manager : H. Umuh Muhtar

Head Coach : H. Jaya Hartono

Coach Assistant : Yusuf Bachtiar

Coach Assistant : Robby Darwis

Goalkeeper Coach : Anwar Sanusi

Fitnes Coach : Entang Hermanu

Physio : dr. Ia Kurnia

Psychology : Drs. Hedy Wahyudi, M.Psi, Psikolog

Crowds

Persib Bandung has a large fan base from West Java to Banten. They are known as "bobotoh". The "bobotoh" are organised into many fan clubs, the biggest is Viking Persib Club.

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Footnotes

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