Kurnia Meiga

Kurnia Meiga Hermansyah (born May 7, 1990)[1] is an Indonesian professional footballer who currently plays for Arema FC[2] in the Indonesia Super League. He is also the younger brother of former goalkeeper Achmad Kurniawan, who also played for Arema FC. Blessed with proportional height and quick reflexes, he is already establishing himself as the first-choice goalkeeper for Indonesia.

Kurnia Meiga
Personal information
Full name Kurnia Meiga Hermansyah
Date of birth (1990-05-07) May 7, 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth Jakarta, Indonesia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
2006−2007 Diklat Ragunan
2007−2008 Persijap Jepara
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008−2017 Arema FC 280 (0)
National team
2008 Indonesia U-18
2007 Indonesia U-19 3 (0)
2008 Indonesia U-21 3 (0)
2009−2013 Indonesia U-23 23 (0)
2010−2017 Indonesia 19 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 September 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 June 2017

In 2008-09 Indonesia Super League he received 12 months of sanctions and 30 million fine from Football Association of Indonesia, which was reduced later to five months and 30 million fine, related to the incident against Bontang.[3] In 2009-2010, he was crowned as the best player to set aside the names like Aldo Barreto, Cristian Gonzáles, and Ricardo Salampessy.[4]

In 2017 Liga 1 middle season, he had to go out of action from football due to being diagnosed with Papilledema.[5]

International careerEdit

Meiga first called up for senior team in 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup as third choice goalkeeper behind Markus Haris Maulana and Ferry Rotinsulu. He received his senior debut against Saudi Arabia in 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification and he conceded 2 goals. Later he made his second caps against Netherlands he made some brilliant saves at first half before conceded 3 goals by Siem de Jong and Arjen Robben.

National teamEdit

Indonesia national team
Year Apps Goals
2013 2 0
2014 7 0
2015 0 0
2016 8 0
2017 2 0
Total 19 0

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Arema

InternationalEdit

Indonesia U-23
Indonesia

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kurnia Meiga Hermansyah (Goalkeeper) - EuroSport Profile". au.eurosport.com. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Kurnia Meiga Hermansyah at Liga Indonesia". liga-indonesia.co.id. Retrieved 12 March 2021.
  3. ^ http://www.arenabola.com/?page=artikel&act=detail&id=404
  4. ^ "Kiper Arema Kurnia Meiga, Pemain Terbaik LSI 2009/2010", tvOne, 6 June 2010
  5. ^ "Kurnia Meiga Akhiri Liga 1 2017 Lebih Cepat", bola.com, 4 October 2017
  6. ^ "Arema is The Winner of 2009–2010 ISL" (in Indonesian). LigaIndonesia.com. 2010. Archived from the original on 29 May 2010. Retrieved 31 May 2010.
  7. ^ "Jadwal Persib vs Arema Final Inter Island Cup Digelar 1 Februari 2015 di Palembang". rancahpost.co.id (in Indonesian). Liga Indonesia. 23 January 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2015.

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