Two new players in the position of striker and midfielder
ACEHFOOTBALL.net — Persebaya Surabaya tied two ex-Persela Lamongan players, namely Samsul Arif Munip and Ady Setiawan to face the Menpora Cup tournament as well as preparation for the League 1 competition season 2021.
"Two new players in the position of striker and midfielder,"Said Persebaya Secretary Ram Surahman when he was confirmed in Surabaya, Thursday.
Samsul Arif once defended Persela and last season dressed as Persita Tangerang, while Ady Setiawan always appeared in the first three matches of Persela Liga 1 then before finally being stopped due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The two players have undergone the inaugural training with Rendy Irawan and friends at the Jala Krida Mandala Bumimoro Field today.
Apart from these two players, two defenders namely Frank Sokoy and Reva Adi Utama have also joined.
Total 21 The players took part in training led by head coach Aji Santoso and other coaching teams, including the new recruits goalkeeper, Satria Tama.
There are several players who are trial status, like a Japanese blooded player, Meru Kimura and ex-Persebaya Taufan Hidayat.
Some of the old players also took part in training, other Hambali, Supriyadi, Abu Rizal Maulana, Syaifuddin, Oktafianus Fernanto and a number of young players from Persebaya junior.
According to Aji Santoso, the first day of physical decline training does exist, but the condition of the players is quite good and the players already understand their professional responsibilities.
“Obviously this makes it easier for us, because it doesn't take long to restore their physical condition to be ready for the match,” he said.