PSM Makassar

PSM Makassar is an Indonesian professional football club based in Makassar, South Sulawesi. The club was founded in 1915 (as Makassar Voetbal Bond) and competes in the Indonesian Liga 1. Locally it is best known by the nickname Juku Eja, which translates as The Red Fish. PSM plays their home matches in Andi Mattalatta Stadium.

PSM Makassar
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Full namePersatuan Sepakbola Makassar
Short namePSM
Founded2 November 1915; 104 years ago (1915-11-02) (as Makassar Voetbal Bond)
GroundAndi Mattalatta Stadium
Madya Stadium (AFC Cup matches)
OwnerPT Persaudaraan Sepak Bola Makassar[1] (direct owner)
Bosowa Corporation Grup
CEOMunafri Arifuddin
Head CoachBojan Hodak
LeagueLiga 1
2019Liga 1, 12th
WebsiteClub website
Current season
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Football (Women's)
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Football U-20 (Men's)
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Football U-18
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Football U-16

PSM is the oldest team in the history of Indonesian football. They are also considered as one of the most successful clubs in Indonesia. In the 2001 season, they became the second Indonesia club side to reach quarter-final in the Asian Club Championship.


Foundation and early years (1915–42)Edit

PSM was founded on 2 November 1915 as Makassar Voetbal Bond (MVB). They are considered as the oldest football club in Indonesia and as one of the oldest in South East Asia. During the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies, all type of organization with Dutch spellings are removed and MVB changed to PSM Makassar[2]

Perserikatan era (1942–94)Edit

Some of the early players of PSM Makassar were regularly called to the Indonesia national football team, the most famous player was the club legend Ramang. They won their first Perserikatan title in 1957 by winning against PSMS Medan.[3] They also managed to win the championship in 1959, 1965, 1966 and 1992.[2]

Modern era (1994–present)Edit

After the merger of Perserikatan and Galatama in 1994, they won their first Indonesia Premier Division title in 2000. The squad consists of the combination of national team players, such as Miro Baldo Bento, Aji Santoso, Bima Sakti, Kurniawan Dwi Yulianto and Hendro Kartiko, and local talents, such as Ronny Ririn, Syamsudin Batola, Yusrifar Djafar, dan Rachman Usman. They won the 1999–2000 Liga Indonesia Premier Division by only losing 2 from 31 matches.[4]

In 2011 they joined the breakaway league Liga Primer Indonesia.[5] They continued to play in the Indonesian Premier League organized by PT Liga Prima Indonesia Sportindo until 2013, before joining the Indonesia Super League again in the 2014 season.[6][7]

Season-by-season recordsEdit

Season(s) League/Division Tms. Pos. Piala Indonesia AFC competition(s)
1994–95 Premier Division 34 First round
1995–96 Premier Division 31 Runner-up Asian Club Championship First round
1996–97 Premier Division 33 Semi-final
1997–98 Premier Division 31 Did not finish Asian Cup Winners' Cup Quarter-final
1998–99 Premier Division 28 Second-round
1999–00 Premier Division 28 1
2001 Premier Division 28 Runner-up Asian Club Championship Quarter-final
2002 Premier Division 24 Semi-final Asian Cup Winners' Cup First round
2003 Premier Division 20 Runner-up
2004 Premier Division 18 Runner-up AFC Champions League Group stage
2005 Premier Division 28 Second-round Second-round AFC Champions League Group stage
2006 Premier Division 28 Second-round Second-round
2007–08 Premier Division 36 First-round Third-round
2008–09 Indonesia Super League 18 8 First-round
2009–10 Indonesia Super League 18 13 Second-round
2011 Liga Primer Indonesia 19 3
2011–12 Indonesia Premier League 12 6 Third-round
2013 Indonesia Premier League 16 6
2014 Indonesia Super League 22 First round
2015 Indonesia Super League 18 Did not finish
2016 Indonesia Soccer Championship A 18 6
2017 Liga 1 18 3
2018 Liga 1 18 2 Ongoing (Continue on 2019)
2019 Liga 1 18 12 Champions AFC Cup ASEAN Zone Semi-final
2020 Liga 1 18 Ongoing AFC Cup Ongoing
  • Tms. = Number of teams
  • Pos. = Position in league

AFC club rankingEdit

As of 2 July 2019.[8]
Rank Club Points
101   Maziya S&RC 10.46
102   Minerva Punjab F.C. 10.23
103   PSM Makassar 10.13
104   Aizawl F.C. 9.89
105   Al Ahli Amman 9.86


League/Division Titles Runners-up Seasons won Seasons runners-up
Perserikatan 5 4 1955-57, 1957-59, 1964-65, 1965-66, 1991-92 1951, 1959-61, 1964, 1993-94
Liga Indonesia Premier Division / Liga 1 1 5 1999–2000 1995-96, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2018
Cup Competitions Titles Runners-up Seasons won Seasons runners-up
Piala Indonesia 1 0 2018-19
Piala Presiden Soeharto[9] 1 0 1974[10]
Friendly Tournament Titles Runners-up Seasons won Seasons runners-up
Aga Khan Gold Cup 0 1 1960[11]
Ho Chi Minh City Cup[12] 1 0 2001[13]

AFC (Asian competitions)Edit

Performance in AFC club competitionsEdit

Season Competition Round NAT Club Home Away
2001 Asian Club Championship (present: AFC Champions League) First round   Sông Lam Nghệ An 0–0 4–1
Second round   Royal Thai Air Force 6–1 5–0
Quarter-final   Shandong Luneng Taishan 1–3  –
Quarter-final   Suwon Samsung Bluewings 1–8  –
Quarter-final   Júbilo Iwata 0–3  –
2004 AFC Champions League Group stage   Hoàng Anh Gia Lai 3–0 1–5
Group stage   Krung Thai Bank 2–3 2–1
Group stage   Dalian Shide 0–1 1–2
2005 AFC Champions League Group stage   BEC Tero 1–0 2–2
Group stage   Yokohama F. Marinos 0–2 0–3
Group stage   Shandong Luneng Taishan 0–1 1–6
2019 AFC Cup Group stage   Home United 3–2 1–1
Group stage   Kaya F.C.–Iloilo 1–1 2–1
Group stage   Lao Toyota 7–3 3–0
ASEAN Zone Semi-final   Becamex Bình Dương F.C. 2–1 0–1
2020 AFC Cup Play off round   Lalenok United F.C. 3–1 4–1
Group stage   Tampines Rovers FC 1–2
Group stage   Shan United F.C. 3–1
Group stage   Kaya F.C.-Iloilo 1–1

Stadium and facilitiesEdit

Home matches are played in Andi Mattalatta Stadium (also known as Mattoangin), with a capacity which adds up to 20,000, including VIP stands. The stadium, originally built in 1957 for Pekan Olahraga Nasional IV, and it was renovated in 2000 for 2000–01 Asian Club Championship. In the future PSM Makassar will play their home matches at new stadium, Barombong Stadium.

Colours and crestEdit

Amongst PSM most popular nicknames are Juku Eja (Red Fish). From the foundation of the club, the common home kit includes a red shirt, red or white shorts, and white socks. Red and white colours are also seen in the crest. The away kit of the club is associated with a white or black background. Blue was adopted as the club's primary colour for their second uniform in 2015.

Shirt sponsors and manufacturersEdit

Period Kit manufacture Shirt sponsor(s)
1994–1995   Adidas Dunhill
1995–1996 Toyota
1996–1997 Kansas
1997–1999 No Sponsors
1999–2000 Tanjung Bunga
2000–2006 Semen Bosowa
2006–2007   Diadora
2008–2009   Specs
2011–2013   Vilour[15]
2013–2016   Nike[16]
2017   Kelme
2018–present   Umbro


Supporter groupEdit

PSM's creative supporters are The Maczman, Laskar Ayam Jantan (LAJ). There are many big supporter groups, but the most well-known are Red Gank, Komunitas VIP Selatan (KVS), Komunitas VIP Utara (KVU), Komunitas Supporter VIP Utama (KSVU).[citation needed]


The rivalries with Persija Jakarta is very emotional up to now and can be called the "Red Derby Perserikatan" recalling the Perserikatan era.[17] Their supporters have never been hostile outside of the match, even though inside the stadium they are competing, but lately there have been clashes with supporters of Persija's The Jakmania.[18]

PSM has competition with club Perserikatan era, namely Persija Jakarta, PSMS Medan, Persebaya Surabaya and Persib Bandung.


Current squadEdit

As of 27 February 2020[19]

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

No. Position Player
3   DF Zulkifli Syukur (vice-captain)
4   DF Wasyiat Hasbulla
5   DF Hussein Eldor
9   FW Giancarlo
10   FW Ezra Walian
11   FW Osas Saha
14   DF Asnawi Mangkualam Bahar
15   DF Hasyim Kipuw
17   MF Rasyid Bakri
18   DF Dedy Gusmawan
19   MF Rizky Pellu
20   GK Muhammad Reza Arya Pratama
21   DF Šerif Hasić
22   MF Yakob Sayuri
23   MF Bayu Gatra
No. Position Player
24   MF Muhammad Rizky Eka Pratama
25   DF Leo Guntara
27   MF Ahmad Agung
28   DF Abdul Rahman
29   DF Firza Andika (on loan from A.F.C. Tubize)
33   GK Miswar Saputra
48   MF Muhammad Arfan
51   GK Syaiful Syamsuddin
58   DF Roni Esar Beroperay
71   MF Aji Kurniawan
80   MF Wiljan Pluim (captain)
88   MF Irsyad Maulana
97   GK Hilman Syah
99   MF Saldi Amiruddin

Naturalized playerEdit

Country Player
  Nigeria Osas Saha
  Netherlands Ezra Walian

Out on loanEdit

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

No. Position Player
6   FW Ferdinand Sinaga (at PSMS Medan until 31 December 2020)
55   MF Takwir Rahman (at Kalteng Putra until 31 December 2020)
88   MF Fajri Ardiansyah (at Kalteng Putra until 31 December 2020)


As of January 2020
Coaching staff[20]
Head coach   Bojan Hodak
Assistant coach   Nenad Baćina
Assistant coach   Herry Setiawan
Assistant coach   Bahar Muharram
Assistant coach   Syafril Usman
Goalkeeping coach   Hendro Kartiko
Medical staff
Team doctor   dr. Hardiansyah Muslimin
Nutritionists   dr Mufliha Paremma[21]
Nutritionists   dr Faradillah Anwar[21]
Physiotherapist   Immanuel Maulang
Technical staff[22]
Team director   Sumirlan
General director   Irsal Ohorella
Accounting director   Ahmad Muhiddin
Secretary   Iko Md
Media officer   Sulaeman Karim
Photographer   Daeng Budje

Notable playersEdit

This list includes players whom have made significant contributions to the club. Bold indicates players still active in this club.

Domestic playersEdit

Foreign playersEdit

Managerial historyEdit

Years Name
1999–2000   Syamsuddin Umar
2004–2005   Miroslav Janů
2005–2006   Fritz Korbach
2006–2007   Carlos De Mello
2007–2008   Radoy Minkovski
2008–2009   Raja Isa
2009–2010   Hanafing
2010   Tumpak Sihite
2010–2011   Robert Alberts[5]
2011   Wim Rijsbergen[23]
2011–2013   Petar Segrt[24]
2013   Imran Amirullah[25]
2013–2014   Jörg Steinebrunner[26]
2014   Rudy Keltjes[27]
2014–2015   Assegaf Razak[28]
2015   Alfred Riedl[29]
2015   Hans-Peter Schaller[30]
2015–2016   Assegaf Razak[31]
2016   Luciano Leandro
2016–2019   Robert Alberts[32]
2019   Darije Kalezić[33]
2020–present   Bojan Hodak

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Purnamasari, Desi. "Para Bos di Belakang Klub-Klub Sepakbola Indonesia di Liga 1".
  2. ^ a b "Sejarah Klub" (in Indonesian). Archived from the original on 12 March 2014. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  3. ^ "PSM Makassar Klub Terbaik Se-Asia" (in Indonesian). Archived from the original on 31 October 2014. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  4. ^ "SEJARAH BERDIRINYA PSM MAKASSAR" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  5. ^ a b "PSM Makassar Bergabung ke LPI" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Rencana Persib ke LPI Memotivasi PSM" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  7. ^ "PSM Makasar Lolos Unifikasi Liga 2014 Terseok Di Peringkat?" (in Indonesian). Archived from the original on 31 October 2014. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  8. ^ "AFC Club Ranking 2019".
  9. ^ "Piala Presiden Soeharto".
  10. ^ "Piala Presiden Soeharto".
  11. ^ "Aga Khan Gold Cup".
  12. ^ "Ho Chi Minh City Cups".
  13. ^ "Ho Chi Minh City Cups".
  14. ^ "Cup Winners' Cup 1997/98". Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  15. ^ "PSM Tetap Pakai Jersey Vilour" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  16. ^ "Nike Jadi Sponsor PSM" (in Indonesian). Archived from the original on 31 October 2014. Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  17. ^ "Bersaing Sejak Era Perserikatan, Laga PSM versus Persija Ibarat El Clasico". Tribun Timur (in Indonesian). Retrieved 5 March 2020.
  18. ^ Yunus, Muhammad (27 July 2019). "Pemain Persija Diserang Usai Uji Coba Lapangan". Makassar Terkini (in Indonesian). Retrieved 8 February 2020.
  19. ^ "PSM Makassar". the-AFC. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  20. ^ "Tim Pelatih PSM Makassar Berganti, Ini Komposisinya". 18 August 2016.
  21. ^ a b "Robert Rene Akan Atur Makanan Pemain PSM Makassar". Tribun Timur.
  22. ^ "Ini Struktur Baru Manajemen PSM Setelah RUPS". Tribun Timur.
  23. ^ "Wim Minta Mundur dari Kursi Pelatih PSM Makassar" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  24. ^ "Petar Segrt Pergi dari PSM" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  25. ^ "Pelatih PSM Makassar Tunggu Nasib di Salatiga" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  26. ^ "Pelatih PSM Makassar Mundur" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  27. ^ "Rudy Keltjes Ungkap Alasan Pilih PSM" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  28. ^ "Pelatih PSM: 90 Persen Pemain Pantas Dipertahankan" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  29. ^ "Alfred Riedl Mendarat di Makassar ,15 Januari" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 8 January 2015.
  30. ^ "PSM Makassar Patenkan Peter Gantikan Riedle" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 10 April 2015.
  31. ^ "Assegaf Razak, Peramu Kekuatan PSM di 8 Besar Piala Presiden" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 14 September 2015.[permanent dead link]
  32. ^ "RESMI: Robert Rene Alberts Jadi Pelatih PSM Makassar" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  33. ^ "RESMI: Robert Darije Kalezic Jadi Pelatih PSM Makassar" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2 February 2019.

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