Arema F.C. U-21

Arema FC U-21
Full name Arema Football Club under-21
Nickname(s) Ongis Licek (The Young Lions)
Founded 11 August 1987
Ground Kanjuruhan Stadium
Owner Nirwan Bakrie (through Bakrie Group)
Chairman Fuad Ardiansyah
Manager Agus Yuwono
League Indonesia Super League U-21
2012–13 3rd (Group stage)

Arema FC U-21 is an Indonesian football team based in Malang, East Java. Their first team is one of the most supported and successful football clubs in Indonesia. They currently play at the Indonesian top league, the Indonesia Super League U-21 (ISL).

The Arema Culture

Arema is born out of the pride of the citizens of Malang. With the desire to establish themselves as a famous and a high nobility society, the people (especially the teenagers) of Malang participated in all kinds of activities (which includes boxing, rock music and athleticism) to help establish the Malang as one of the famous societies in Indonesia.

Arema is also the name of an Indonesian/Javanese legend, Kebo Arema who is thought to originate from Malang. Due to this fact, "Arema" became a relevant name to be used for the culture and identity of Malang.


Arema plays up to 40,000 capacity's Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang . In the past they played at the Gajayana Stadium, Malang for AFC Champions League matches.


The club's supporters who call themselves as the Aremania are considered to be one of the most fanatic supporters among all of the Indonesian football clubs supporters. Apart from their home base city, the club fans are spread all around the country. In 2000 & 2006, the Aremania has been awarded as The Best Indonesian Football Supporters by Football Association of Indonesia.

Current squad

Correct as of 5 May 2014[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Indonesia DF Faruq Muhajir
4 Indonesia DF Dwi Azhari
6 Indonesia DF Frizal Ayendra
8 Indonesia MF Mahardika Fajar
9 Indonesia FW Rio Andriawan
10 Indonesia MF Imam Budi (Captain)
11 Indonesia FW Maskur Idris
12 Indonesia DF Raihan Aulia
13 Indonesia FW Cristian Yudi
19 Indonesia FW Saifuddin Shokib
21 Indonesia DF Deny Kurniawan
No. Position Player
25 Indonesia GK Wahyu Dwi Kurniawan
29 Indonesia DF Bayu Chandra
30 Indonesia GK Yusjafar
41 Indonesia MF Oky Derry
43 Indonesia DF Balada Mahardika
46 Indonesia FW Rio Rozi
75 Indonesia DF Ari Yusfi
78 Indonesia DF Richard Abimanyu
93 Indonesia GK Utam Rusdiana
94 Indonesia MF Try Iswayudi


Position Staff
Manager Indonesia Agus Yuwono
Team Doctor Indonesia Indrawan Duarto
Physiotherapist Indonesia Deka Bagus


3rd (Group stage): 2012–13


  1. "Squad List". Retrieved 2013-09-20.

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