Yongki Aribowo

Yongki Aribowo (born 23 November 1989) is an Indonesian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Liga 2 club Badak Lampung. He was a member of the Indonesia national football team in AFF Suzuki Cup 2010.[2][3]

Yongki Aribowo
Yongki Ariwibowo.jpg
Yongki with Perserang Serang in 2018
Personal information
Full name Yongki Aribowo
Date of birth (1989-11-23) 23 November 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth Tulungagung, Indonesia
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Badak Lampung
Number 7
Youth career
2004–2006 SSB Sinar Jaya
2006–2007 Perseta Tulungagung
2007–2008 PSBI Blitar
2008–2009 Persik Kediri
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Persik Kediri 24 (7)
2010–2011 Arema Indonesia 17 (7)
2011–2013 Putra Samarinda 30 (4)
2013–2014 Barito Putera 48 (8)
2015 Pelita Bandung Raya 2 (0)
2016–2017 Barito Putera 29 (3)
2018 Aceh United 7 (0)
2018 Perserang Serang 7 (0)
2019 Sriwijaya 22 (6)
2020– Badak Lampung 1 (0)
National team
2009–2011 Indonesia U23 15 (2)
2010–2011 Indonesia 8 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:22, 9 November 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2011

Club careerEdit

Yongki, who is usually called or Bowo, started off his football career in SSB Sinar Jaya Tulungagung. He later continued his youth career to Perseta Tulungagung Junior. However, in Perseta Junior, he often sat on bench. Yongki plays as a striker. Whenever he is in front of the opponent's goal, he can always terrorize the goalkeeper and defenders. He also has the speed to run at above-average. These skills made Persik Kediri became interested in him and recruited him as a player in Persik Junior.

East Java derby between Persik Kediri and Persela Lamongan was the game that he would never forget for this is the game when he shows off his skill to Persik Kediri's supporters, Persikmania. A bait heading measured from his partner Saktiawan Sinaga, he finished it with a fantastic move. Everyone started to turn to him. He entertains many Persik Kediri supporters. Brawijaya Stadium is always waiting for his goals and his actions. Being paired with Saktiawan Sinaga makes him greatly feared by opponent's defense. Agility to bring the ball is also noteworthy. With a height of 175 cm and weighs 63 kg, he is also adept at eating up balls.

He had been linked with Wellington Phoenix[4] and Melbourne Victory[5] during 2010 summer transfer window.

On 23 February 2018, he joined the newly promoted club Aceh United to play in Liga 2.[3]

International careerEdit

In 2009, Yongki played to represent the Indonesia national football team, in 2009 SEA Games.[6] In October 2010, Yongki was called up into senior national team and making his debut as a substitute player in a friendly match against Uruguay.[7]

International goalsEdit

Yongki Aribowo: International under-23 goals

Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 9 February 2011 Pho Kong Village Park Stadium, Hong Kong   Hong Kong U-23 0–1 1–4 Friendly
2 15 September 2011 Kowloon Bay Park, Kowloon, Hong Kong   Hong Kong U-23 0–2 0–4 Friendly
Yongki Aribowo: International goals
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 12 October 2010 Siliwangi Stadium, Bandung, Indonesia   Maldives 2–0 3–0 Friendly
2 21 November 2010 Gelora Sriwijaya Stadium, Palembang, Indonesia   Timor-Leste 6–0 6–0 Friendly



Indonesia U-23


  1. ^ "Yongki Aribowo: Profile". worldfootball.net. HEIM:SPIEL. Retrieved 10 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Pemain AUFC Musim 2018". acehunited.com. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Yongki Aribowo resmi perkuat Aceh United". acehunited.com. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Bambang Pamungkas dan Yongki Ariwibowo Ditaksir Wellington Phoenix" (in Indonesian).
  5. ^ "Eksodus Pemain Persik" (in Indonesian).
  6. ^ "Skuad Timnas SEA Games 2009" (in Indonesian).
  7. ^ "Indonesia vs Uruguay Lineups and Statistics".

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