Arema FC Vs Persiba, Challenge for Sunarto Face Former Club
Persiba Balikpapan made Sunarto a “US card” ahead of Arema FC in the 20th week at Kanjuruhan Stadium, Malang Regency, on Friday (18/08/2017).
Persiba coach, Hariyadi, said, making Sunarto as a US card is a challenge for the player.
“Actually, this is a challenge for Sunarto to have more motivation,” he said.
“I hope he can score goals against Arema,” Hariyadi said during a press conference at Arema FC office, Jalan Kertanegara, No 7, Malang City, on Thursday afternoon (17/08/2017).
Hope Hariyadi to the former player Arema is not excessive.
So far, Sunarto was able to lift the team game nicknamed the Bear Madu.
In fact, in his debut with Persiba, Sunarto was able to offer one important goal when dealing with Perseru Serui at Parikesit Stadium, Balikpapan, on Sunday (06/08/2017).
On the one hand, Hariyadi considers that his team is currently in combat-ready condition.
Evaluation also they did after losing from Persija Jakarta in the previous week with the score 0-2 when playing at the Patriot Stadium, Bekasi, on Saturday (12/08/2017).
“The player is in good condition, we have done an evaluation after losing from Persija,” said the coach who replaced Milomir Seslija who chose to leave from Persiba some time ago.
Persiba although stumbling on the board under trying not to be inferior when dealing with Arema FC.
Instead Persiba ambition to avenge their defeat in the first round while still berkandang at Stadium Gajayana, Malang.