ACEHFOOTBALL.net - Indonesian football competition of the year 2020 arguably an unpleasant year for Persiraja supporters. League 1 which was actually rolled out earlier, it ended sooner anyway.
Persiraja Banda Aceh is one of them 18 League contestants 1 Indonesia, which also suffered losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic. First year of promotion, immediately blocked strange problems.
Even so, Many interesting stories have graced the journey of the Laskar Kutaraja or Laskar Rencong squad throughout the year 2020. For that interesting fact, The Aceh Football editorial team summarized flashbacks of the journey of Hendri Susilo's team throughout the year 2020.
Promotion to the League 1
Promotion to the League 1 or the highest caste of Indonesian football, the supporters awaited the match. In season 2020, Persiraja, together with Persita Tangerang and Persik Kediri as the promotion team. Persiraja is promoted after finishing in third place in the League 2 season 2019.
Coach Hendri Susilo is following in the footsteps of Herry Kiswanto, bring Laskar Rencong promotion to the highest caste. Herkis did it when he became champion 2 First Division season 2010/2011.
Four Foreign Players
In his first season in the League 1, Persiraja management brought in four foreign players; Adam Mitter (defender), Bruno Dybal (attacking midfielder) from Brazil who once defended the Samut Sakhon FC team in the Thai League. With a Thai player club 25 year with high 180 cm it records 2.978 minutes of play, squeeze 12 assists and a total of four goals in one season.
The third foreign player is also from Brazil. His name, Vanderley Fransisco, which season 2019 defending Semen Padang FC as an attacker. Before defending Semen Padang in the League competition 1 2019, aged player 32 that year successfully contributed eight goals and four assists from 16 appearance. Before performing in Indonesia, Vanderley Fransisco strengthens the Kuwait Premier League team Kazma SC.
Persiraja Moves to Harapan Bangsa
To wade through the League 1 2020, Persiraja management must go the extra mile to rehabilitate the new headquarters of the Harapan Bangsa Stadium, in place of H Dimurthala Stadium, who do not pass PT LIB verification. They then rehabilitated a number of stadium facilities belonging to the Aceh Government.
As proof of their seriousness, Persiraja management even moved a number of Dimurthala Stadium lights to Harapan Bangsa to support the lighting at the largest stadium in Aceh. In his debut at the Harapan Bangsa Stadium, Persiraja successfully held a goalless draw, Bhayangkara FC elite team in the Premier League match 1 2020.
First Match Against Bhayangkara FC
Sone representative from Sumatra, Persiraja Banda Aceh faces a star-studded team aka Los Galacticos Bhayangkara FC. Nicknamed club The Guardian This is reinforced by national team players like Andik Vermansyah, TM Ichsan, Adam Eyebrows and others.
The first schedule, Mukhlis Nakata and friends who visited Bhayangkara. However, finally out the schedule revision from the competition operator. Bhayangkara who will visit the Harapan Bangsa Stadium, Persiraja headquarters during the League 1.
In this match Persiraja played a goalless draw. This was a huge success for the promotion team who was able to hold the star-studded team and the former League champions 1 2018. The match which took place on Saturday (19/2/2020) o'clock 20.30 WIB was witnessed 26.510 the audience.
The operator himself records the total number of spectators at the first week of the League 1 2020 as much 179.675 person. The newly promoted Persiraja also "contributed" to the number of viewers.
Premier League Match Stats 1
The following is a list of the players who played in the first match in the highest caste of Indonesian competition, Fakhrurrazi (goalkeeper), Adam Mitter, Eriyanto, Tri Rahmad Priadi (defender), Agus Suhendra / Rendy Saputra, Assanur Rijal / Nazarul Fahmi, Bruno Dybal, Fary Komul, Zamrony / Samir Ahmed Ayaas, (the middle), Miftahul hamdi, Vanderlei Francisco (attacker). Suggested players; Aji Bayu Putra, Asep Budi Santoso, Defri Rizki, Rendy Saputra, Nazarul Fahmi, Muhammad Rezam Baskoro, Samir Ayaas Ahmed.
Fery Komul became the first Persiraja player to receive a yellow card in the League 1. In the match against Bhayangkara, he received a yellow card in the minute 23. Vanderlei Francisco became the second player to be shown a yellow card in the minute 53 and closed the third yellow card received by Agus Suhendra in the minute 73.
Four Points Away Match
After holding a draw, the star studded team, mental players go up. This was proven when he faced another elite team, namely Madura United in the second week, Monday (9/3/2020) at the Gelora Madura Ratu Pemelingan Stadium, The Laskar Kutaraja squad aka Laskar Rencong was also able to secure one point.
In that fight, three Persiraja players also received yellow cards, Ganjar Mukti minutes 51, Pray Baskoro (76) and Eriyanto (80). The players who participated in this match were Fakhrurrazi (goalkeeper), Adam Mitter, Eriyanto, Ganjar Mukti (defender), Fary Komul, Defri Rizki, Bruno Dybal, Samir Ahmed Ayaas, (the middle), Miftahul Hamdi, Pray Baskoro, Vanderlei Francisco (attacker).
The third party faces the League champions 2 2019, Peach Kediri. Persiraja wins 1-0 thanks to Defri Rizki's goal in the minute 1. In this fight, Hendri Susilo lowered
Fakhrurrazi (goalkeeper), Adam Mitter / Asep Budi, Eriyanto, Rendi Saputra, Luis Irsandi (defender), Ferry Komul / Assanur Rijal, Defri Rizki, Bruno Dybal, Samir Ahmed Ayaas, (the middle), Miftahul Hamdi / Assanur Rijal, Vanderlei Francisco (attacker).
In this fight, Defri Rizki listed his name as the League's fastest scorer 1. Ferry Komul became the first Persiraja player to receive a red card in the minute 60. In that fight, Adam Mitter gets a yellow card in the minute 19, Defri Rizki (51), Eriyanto (52), Bruno Dybal (68).
Best Promotion Team
After playing three matches, Persiraja can be said to be the best promoted team ranked in the temporary standings. Persiraja pocketed five points from one win and two draws and occupied seventh place. Meanwhile, Persik Kediri and Persita Tangerang are ranked respectively 13 and 14 with a value of two. Unfortunately, have not had time to continue to week four, competition was stopped due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Traveling on the island of Java
League 1 2020 was to be rolled back last October, but only held in a number of places. Persiraja also decided Yogyakarta as their headquarters, considering that clubs from outside Java Island can only house stadiums on the island of Java, like Malang and Yogyakarta.
Persiraja management chose PS Sleman headquarters, Maguwoharjo Stadium in Sleman Regency, In Yogyakarta. Persiraja Banda Aceh will fly to Yogyakarta on Sunday morning (27/9/2020) to follow the League 1 2020 in Sleman. Sleman will be the “new” headquarters for the Kutaraja troops as long as the competition resumes.
Match week three will face PSM Makassar. However, a week before rolling back, apparently the schedule "switched". Persiraja must visit Pakan Sari, Cibinong faces PS Tira Persikabo. One day before leaving for Bogor, bad news comes. Continued League competition 1 it didn't roll over because it didn't get police permission.