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Papua and Papua New Guinea Boxer at Friendship Games held in Vanimo, June 7 & 8, 2014.

Papua and Papua New Guinea Boxer at Friendship Games held in Vanimo, June 7 & 8, 2014 (Jubi)

Jayapura, 8/6 (Jubi) – An Indonesian  boxing team from Papua won against their opponents from Papua New Guinea during Friendship Games held in Vanimo, June 7 & 8, 2014.

Manager team, Carol Renwarin sent 3 female boxers and 4 male boxers. The team won 4 titles, and the home team won 3.

In the first match on Saturday, June 7, 2014, seven amateur boxers competed against PNG boxers. Three games of opening match of women class, all are won by Papua boxers. Sofia Rosalia Mofu bet TKO PNG boxer, Rose Tom. At the second game, Norbertha Tajum defeat TKO PNG boxer Judith Wkumu PNG and the last match, Sussy Eppa won on points over PNG boxer, Nolyn Stanly.

While at the party men of 49 kg class, PNG boxer Epsy Wai won on points against Papuan boxer Emmanuel Kaway. This match was full with 2000 cheering supporters who packed the boxing both sides open field Vanimo Grand Stand. Then in the 69 kg class, Papuan boxer, Geisler AP Darius beat PNG boxer
“In this class, Darius is a talented PNG boxer with full support of supporters occupied Grand Stand Arena,” said Carol Renwarin.

In the 60 kg class, Adriano Mofu Papuan boxer beat Doriga Danilo. In additional matches held on the selection boxer to PNG Games Sandaun Province, PNG boxer Willy Tai won TKO over Sam Ferold Fuadi. In technique and maturity aspects, Fuadi is more qualified to win the game but was accidentally injured his leg after falling in the ring for three times.

At the closing ceremony, Consul of Indonesia Vanimo handed medals and the overall championship trophy to the team manager, Carol Renwarin. While the runner was given to managers Boxing Vanimo Luke Tom.

Indonesian Consul Vanimo, Jahar Gultom at the closing ceremony told his appreciation for all the citizens of PNG’s role in ensuring a friendly boxing match between RI-PNG Post Cross-border atmosphere amid the two countries that have not fully recovered in operation.
“We will continue to increase people to people contact through activities that involve the citizens of both countries,” he added.

Last year, boxing team of Vanimo practiced boxing and conduct joint exercises with Papuan boxers in Jayapura Cenderawasih Sasana. The Vanimo boxers from got physical training and did sparring match.

Papuan Boxing team is going back to Jayapura through the border on Monday, June 9, 2014. (Jubi / Robert Wanggai/ Tina)

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Freeport supports 8.5 billion for Persipura, possibly add 1.5 billion more



Persipura Management and PT Freeport Indonesia after signed cooperation agreement – Jubi/dok Persipura

Jayapura, Jubi – Finally a sponsorship to Persipura from Freeport Indonesia was approved. The value is the same as that has given by Bank Papua, which is Rp8, 5 billion.

“They (Freeport) will add Rp1, 5 billion more if Persipura becomes the champion,” said Persipura’s spokesperson and chairman, Benhur Tomi Mano known as BTM, in his release.

He was accompanied by Persipura Manager Rudy Maswi, the General Secretary Rocky Bebena and Media Officer Bento Madubun to meet the Freeport Indonesia Representatives, Clementino Lamury, Riza Primary, Napoleon Saway and Spencer Paoh, on Thursday (January 18th).  As the result of the meeting, PT. Freeport Indonesia agreed to give Rp 8.5 Million fund to Persipura.

“They are also willing to disburse more funds in the near future for the team,” added the number one person in this Jayapura city. He also said that in the near future, all the players would be gathered and get ready for the training camp. “Next week we will gather all players so we can practice,” he said.

Further, he also hopes that the players who are licensed for the President Cup to maintain their condition and avoid injury.

“The ones like Boaz, Justin and Frisca, I hope they keep fit, and avoid injuries. Especially those important players, they have also told me that they will take care of themselves. I also hope that the former players who move to a new club may try to become a major player or a core player in his club, we pray for their success in a new place, God bless,” said the chairman of Persipura.(

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Persipura Squad to Be Announced Soon



Persipura FC - Jubi

Persipura FC – Jubi

Jayapura, Jubi – Persipura Jayapura will announce their squad who will compete in the Indonesian Soccer Championship (ISC) that starts on 15 April before Monday.

Black Pearls chairman Benhur Tommy Mano told reporters in Jayapura on Saturday (2/4/2016) that besides the name of players, Persipura management would also announce a new coach and assistant coach as well.

“We will announce it soon. No later than Monday (4/4/2016), the name of players, coach and assistant coach as well as physical trainer has been announced,” he said.

Mano said there is relatively no change for the local players. “I don’t want to speculate about the players we’ll keep, just see,” he said,

However, the foreign players such as Yoo Jae Hoon (goal keeper) and Edward Wilson, it’s clear. “But, just wait until we announce it on Monday,” he added.

Mano said the manager would be a foreigner, but he declined to disclose details about him.

“Clearly he is from abroad, we will announce it all including the name of local coach we hire,” he said.

Earlier, the Indonesian Professional Sport Body (BOPI) reportedly has approved the Indonesian Soccer Championship (ISC). The football completion would be held by PT Gelora Trisula Semesta (GTS) on 15 April 2016.

BOPI Secretary General Heru Nugroho at Sport Ministry Office on Saturday stated BOPI would approve all sport tournaments as long as it upholds the professionalism.

“BOPI will approve all sport tournaments as long as it could refer to the rules of professionalism, moreover if it is for a long term,” Nugroho said. (Alexander Loen/rom)

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Persipura Confirm Participation in Bhayangkara Cup



Persipura Footbal Club - Jubi

Persipura Footbal Club – Jubi

Jayapura, Jubi – Persipura enlisted 27 players including two foreigners to compete in Torabika Bhayakara Cup 2016.

General Chairman Benhur Tommy Mano told reporters on Wednesday (16/3/2016) that Persipura has sent the application and the list of players and 10 officials to the Committee as requested.

Asked about 25 local players, he said the management gave opportunity to Papuan youngsters to grow.

“We will give a lot of opportunities to Papua youngsters to be more improved. We also do regeneration, so that the existence of Persipura would keep running by more relying on Papuan players,” he said.

Further he added the formation of players might be changed for ISC or ISL. “But now we are more focused for additional young players, and to meet the quota of foreign players, Asian or non-Asian. Later, we’ll see what coach wants, and we are trying to fulfill his need,” he said.

In separate place, Persipura Media Officer Bento Madubun told Jubi there is no change for the coaches. “It remains the same. Coaches are consisting of Head Coach Osvaldo Lessa, Assistant Coach Metusalah Dwaramuri, and Physical Trainer Lidyo de Souza Rangel Neto, Goal Keeper Coach Claudio de Jesus. And Rudy Maswi is remaining Persipura Manager,” he said.

Madubun further explained of 27 enlisted players, there are two who are under recovery process, namely Lukas Mandowen and Ruben Sanadi.

Here following the enlisted Persipura players:: Eneko Bahabol, Dede Sulaiman, Ferdiansyah, Dominggus Fakdawer, Ricardo Salampessy, Andri Ibo, Rony Beroperay, Daniel Tata, Yustinus Pae, Yohanis Tjoe, Ian Luis Kabes, Izaac Wanggai, Nelson Alom, Nerius Alom, Yan Pieterson Sama, Muhammad Tahir, Jaelani Arey, Riky Kayame, Ferinando Pahabol, Marinus Wanewar, Osvaldo Haay, Petrus Paitoni Towolom, Yance Wenda, Mohamadou Alhadji and Emanuel ‘Pacho’ Kenmogne. (Roy Ratumakin/rom)

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