Persijap Jepara

Persijap Jepara
Full name Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Jepara
Nickname(s) Kalinyamat Warrior
Founded 11 April 1954 (1954-04-11)
Ground Gelora Bumi Kartini Stadium
Ground Capacity 23,000[1]
Owner PT. Jepara Raya Multitama
Manager Mohammad Said Basalamah
Coach Nikola Ilievski
League Liga Indonesia Premier Division
2014 11th in First Round

Persatuan Sepak Bola Indonesia Jepara, commonly known as Persijap Jepara, or Persijap is an Indonesian football club based in Jepara, Central Java. The club is currently competing in the Liga Indonesia Premier Division. Their nickname is Laskar Kalinyamat (Kalinyamat Army).[2]


Foundation and early years (1954–1994)

Persijap was founded on 11 April 1954. Syahlan Ridwan, Jepara's Regent founded the club. They have contributed players to the Indonesia national football team squad since 1979 when Haryanto was the first choice goalkeeper of the national team.[3] Other national team players such as Siswandi Gancis, Solekan and Warsidi was from Persijap.[4] They managed to win the Soeratin Cup in 1982.[2]

Modern era and recent history (1994–present)

Their recent achievements in Indonesian football was only their promotion to the Liga Indonesia Premier Division in 2000 and 2004 with coach Rudi William Keltjes. In the youth area, they managed to add two more Soeratin Cup title in 1998 and 2002.[2] In 2007 they were also promoted to the newly formed Indonesia Super League.[5] They also was a participant in the Indonesia Premier League before returning to the Indonesia Super League in September 2012.[6]

In August 2014, they were relegated to the Liga Indonesia Premier Division.[7]


Kit suppliers

Persijap Jepara used Eureka at season 2014


Before 2008, Persijap plays the home matches in Kamal Djunaedi Stadium. Persijap now plays their home matches in Gelora Bumi Kartini Stadium.[4]


Persijap Jepara's supporter groups are Jetmania (Jepara Tifosi Mania) and Banaspati (Barisan Supporter Persijap Sejati).[4]


As of 13 February 2015.[10]

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

No. Position Player
6 Indonesia DF Achmad Taufiq
8 Indonesia FW Diego Banowo Bagus Sadewo
12 Indonesia DF Muhammad Fauzan Jamal
14 Indonesia MF Khanif Muhajirin
16 Indonesia FW Agung Suprayogi
19 Indonesia DF M. Fatkul Manan
23 Indonesia DF Lucky Oktavianto
No. Position Player
35 Indonesia MF Ahmad Buchori
37 Indonesia FW Rahmat Rivai
28 Indonesia MF Cucu Hidayat
29 Indonesia MF Catur Rintang
82 Indonesia GK Danang Wihatmoko
89 Indonesia GK Dedi Heryanto
99 Indonesia MF Boy Jati Asmara


See also


  2. 1 2 3 4 "PERSIJAP JEPARA" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  3. 1 2 "Demi PERSIJAP Jepara" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  4. 1 2 3 "Sejarah Persijap Jepara" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  5. "Pemain Persijap Diincar Persiba" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  6. "Semen Padang dan Persijap Kembali ke ISL" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  7. "HASIL ISL (28/8), Persijap Vs Gresik United, Laskar Kalinyamat Degradasi, Skor Akhir 0-0" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  8. "Persijap Pakai "Jersey" asal Thailand di LSI 2014" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  9. "Persijap Gaet KOOL Jadi Sponsor Apparel Musim 2015" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  10. "PERSIJAP JEPARA" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 17 November 2014.
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