Ricky Yacobi

Ricky Yacobi

Yacobi in 2011
Personal information
Date of birth (1963-03-12) 12 March 1963
Place of birth Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980s PSMS Medan
1988 Matsushita 6 (1)
National team
1985–90 Indonesia 31 (5)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ricky Yacobi (born Ricky Yacob) is a former Indonesian football player. He was born 1963 in Medan. He normally plays as a striker and used to be Indonesian football star in 1980s. His nickname is "Indonesian Paul Breitner". He marked his name is 1986 Asian Games when led Indonesian team. In 1988 Matsushita (nowadays its became Gamba Osaka) bought him but he failed to make an impact there because climate condition. He only played 6 games and scored a goal.

Nowadays he opened a football school called Sekolah Sepak Bola (SSB) Ricky Yacobi in Jakarta. He also acted as manager in one of the first Indonesian division clubs, Jakarta Matador FC.



Preceded by
Herry Kiswanto
Indonesian Captain
Succeeded by
Ferril Hattu
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