After Conquering PS TNI, Persiba Move to “Emirates Stadium”
Persiba Balikpapan will move home to continue his struggle in the League 1 2017 competition. Team nicknamed Bear Honey will continue the home game at Batakan Stadium.
Batakan Stadium has a luxurious facility. The stadium’s infrastructure is rated similar to Emirates Stadium, the headquarters of English Premier League club Arsenal.
Certainty Persiba move cage to the stadium with a capacity of 36,000 spectators was delivered Director of Sport Persiba, Jamal Al Rasyid, through his Twitter account, Tuesday (22/08/2017).
Jamal expressed his gratitude because in the last match at Parikesit Stadium, Persiba can achieve a 1-0 victory when entertaining PS TNI in the 21st week of League 1 2017, Tuesday (22/08/2017). Persiba single goal scored by Anmar Almubaraki in the 90th minute + 3.
“Alhamdulillah the final match at Parikesit Stadium Pertamina Balikpapan.Furthermore, Persiba home base at Batakan Stadium,” Jamal wrote in his Twitter account.
Previously, the operator of League 1, PT Liga Indonesia Baru (LIB) has suggested that Persiba immediately moved from Parikesit Stadium. The stadium is considered unfit to hold a match.
Parikesit Stadium is also planned to be destroyed by Pertamina. The state-owned oil company Label wants to build an oil refinery in the area.