Semen Padang F.C.

Semen Padang
Full name Semen Padang Football Club
Nickname(s) Kabau Sirah
(The Red Buffaloes)
Founded 30 November 1980 (1980-11-30)
Ground Haji Agus Salim Stadium
Ground Capacity 10,000
Owner PT Kabau Sirah Semen Padang
Head coach Nil Maizar
League Indonesia Soccer Championship
2014 Indonesia Super League, 3rd in Second Round
Website Club home page

Semen Padang F.C. is an Indonesian professional football club, based in Indarung, Padang, West Sumatra. They play in the Indonesia Soccer Championship A. The club was established on 30 November 1980.


Semen Padang Football Club is a professional football club founded at 30 November 1980 by Mr. Azwar Anas and owned by PT. Semen Padang, which is the oldest cement companies in Indonesia. This football club based in Indarung, Padang, West Sumatra and called Kabau Sirah or Red Bull. Before the creation of Liga Indonesia, as a professional club owned by a company, they competed at Galatama. Their first title was winning the Piala Galatama on 1992, by a vital goal from Delfi Adri into Arema Malang net, thus qualified them for their first appearances at Asia level, the 1993–94 Asian Cup Winners' Cup. At that competition, they fought until reach the quarter-final.

Semen Padang FC also known as Indonesia's team which combined local talent from Sumatra, mixed with Papua. One of memorable moment in 2002, when they went into 2002 Liga Indonesia Premier Division before defeated by champion's Petrokimia Putra in penalty shoot-out. At that season, coach Suhatman Imam brought Ellie Aiboy, Paulus Krey, Erol Iba (all of them were former of Papua 2000 Pekan Olahraga Nasional Football team), and blend them with local talent such as Hengky Ardiles, Rommy Diaz Putra, Nico Susanto, Kusdiyanto, Effendi Ibrahim, and flamboyan goalkeeper Zulkarnain Zakaria. In their journey, they beat favorite team such as Persija Jakarta, PSM Makassar, Barito Putra, Arema Malang, Persib Bandung, and their nemesis, PSMS Medan.

PSSI conflict constrain Indonesia's football competition separated into Indonesian Premier League and Indonesia Super League. Semen Padang FC choose Indonesian Premier League as their open-play competition. Within well preparation, smart-management, and internal harmonic relationship, the team went to gain their first league title in 2011–12 Indonesian Premier League. Once again, Papua's collaboration such as Ellie Aiboy, Vendry Mofu, Yosua Pahabol, and Titus Bonai mixed into main instrumental team machine, besides clinical striker Edward Junior Wilson, agile goalkeeper Jandia Eka Putra, vice-skipper Hengky Ardiles, and Argentine winger playmaker Esteban Vizcarra. This title also bring them into 2013 AFC Cup competition, and defeated by East Bengal 2–1 in quarter-final.


Haji Agus Salim Stadium

Semen Padang FC currently have a stadium, which has about 12.000 seats. This stadium was named Haji Agus Salim Stadium, an intellectual and a national hero from the local Muslim Minangkabau. The stadium also used for Rugby matches from 2009 until 2012.[1]


Semen Padang have a very tough competitor in the league, Sriwijaya, since the beginning of the Indonesia Super League. Their meeting usually called derby kalasik (classical derby). This game is also often called the Sumatra Derby. Another fierce competitor are PSMS Medan and PSPS Pekanbaru.


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Past seasons

Season Div. Tms. Pos. Piala Indonesia AFC competition(s)
1994–95 Premier Division 34 5 in West Div.
1995–96 Premier Division 31 9 in West Div.
1996–97 Premier Division 33 7 in West Div.
1997–98 Premier Division 31 Did not finish
1998–99 Premier Division 28 Second round
1999–00 Premier Division 28 6 in West Div.
2001 Premier Division 28 7 in West Div.
2002 Premier Division 24 Semi-final
2003 Premier Division 20 8
2004 Premier Division 18 15
2005 Premier Division 28 10 in West Div. Round of 16
2006 Premier Division 28 11 in West Div. Quarter-final
2007–08 Premier Division 36 16 in West Div.(Relegation) Second round
2008–09 Premier Division 18 7 in Group 1 First round
2009–10 Premier Division 33 3 (Promotion to ISL) First round
2010–11 Indonesia Super League 18 4
2011–12 Indonesia Premier League 12 1 Runner-up
2013 Indonesia Premier League 16 Did not finish AFC Cup Quarter-final
2014 Indonesia Super League 22 Second round
2015 Indonesia Super League 18 Did not finish

Performance in AFC competitions

1993–94: Quarter-finalist
2013 : Quarter-finalist
Season Competition Round Country Club Home Away
1993–94 Asian Cup Winners' Cup First Round bye - -
Second Round Vietnam Cảng Sài Gòn
Quarter-final Japan Nissan
2013 AFC Cup Group Hong Kong Kitchee
Group India Churchill Brothers
Group Singapore Warriors
Round of 16 Vietnam SHB Đà Nẵng
Quarter-final India East Bengal


NOTE: Starting 2016 season, the number of foreign players allowed to be used by clubs are four players (one from Asia region).[2][3]

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 Novan Sasongko
3 Indonesia DF Satrio Syam
4 Indonesia DF Handi Ramdhan
5 Indonesia DF Novrianto
6 South Korea MF Lee Kil-hoon
7 Indonesia MF Rudi
8 Brazil FW Marcel Sacramento
9 Indonesia FW Arifan Fitra Masril
10 Indonesia MF Vendry Mofu
11 Indonesia DF Hengky Ardiles (Captain)
12 Indonesia GK Muhammad Reza Pratama
13 Indonesia DF Fandry Imbiri
16 Indonesia DF Agung Prasetyo
17 Indonesia FW Nur Iskandar
No. Position Player
20 Indonesia MF Riko Simanjuntak
22 Indonesia GK Jandia Eka Putra
23 Indonesia FW Adi Nugroho
26 Indonesia FW Christovel Sibi
27 Bosnia and Herzegovina MF Muamer Svraka
28 Indonesia MF Muhammad Alwi Slamat
31 Indonesia GK Rendy Oscario Stroyer
32 Indonesia MF Defri Rizky
33 Indonesia GK Rivky Mokodompit
88 Indonesia MF Irsyad Maulana
89 Brazil DF Cassio Francisco
95 Indonesia DF Dimas Sumantri
96 Indonesia FW Reza Fahlevi

Coaching staff

Position Name
Head Coach Nil Maizar
Assisten Coach Welliansyah
Goalkeeper Coach Zulkarnain Zakaria
Doctor Team Masykur
Masseur Joni Wibowo
Physiotherapist Matias Ibo


Position Name
President Director Daconi
Finance Director Ahlen Alfian
Operational Director Ampri Setyawan
Technical DirectorAsdian
Board secretary Ferry Sarvino
Media Officer Arya Fahero
Team Manager Suranto


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