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Persebaya Surabaya

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Short name  Persebaya
Investors  Jawa Pos Group
Founder  M. Pamoedji
Ground Capacity  55.000
Arena/Stadium  Gelora Bung Tomo Stadium
Founded  1927
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Full name  Persatuan Sepakbola Surabaya
Nickname(s)  Bajul Ijo (The Green Crocodile) The Green Force
Ground  Gelora Bung Tomo Stadium, Surabaya
CEO  I Gede Widiade (13 Oct 2013–)
League  Liga Indonesia Premier Division

Persebaya Surabaya, or Persebaya, is a professional football club based in Surabaya, East Java. They play in Liga 2.


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Persebaya status was reinstated as the member of PSSI in January 2017 after being sanctioned due to playing in an illegal competition. They will participate again in 2017 Liga 2.


thumb|right|700px|Stadion Gelora Bung Tomo, Surabaya Persebaya plays their home matches in Gelora Bung Tomo Stadium.


The supporters of Persebaya are known as Bonek (abbreviation of Bondo Nekat, literally "The Reckless People") and were known for violence and hooliganism in the past and present.

Bonek fans have a strong rivalry with Aremania, the fans of Arema Indonesia. This game is often called the East Java Derby.

Current squad

As of 20 February 2017.

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

Retired numbers

  • 19 Eri Irianto, Midfielder (1998–00) – Posthumous honour
  • National League

  • Liga Indonesia Premier Division
  • Champions (2): 1996–97, 2004,
  • Runners-up: 1998–99
  • References

    Persebaya Surabaya Wikipedia