Jayapura, 7/2 (Jubi) – The defending champion of Indonesia Super League (ISL), Persipura must be satisfied sharing the points with Persepam Madura United in its second match of this season at the Stadium Mandala Jayapura on Friday (7/2). The match was ended with a draw score 2-2. Ian Luis Kabes and Lukas Mandowen contributed goals for Persipura while Rossi Noprihanis and Ade Suhendra did for Persepam.
From the beginning, Persipura controling the match but a goal wasn’t happened. At the minutes of 27, Ruben Sanadi kicked the ball towards Ian Kabes who were standing in the left side of the penalty area of Persepam. Without any difficulty, Kabes kick the ball to the goal and changed the score to 1-0 for Persipura. The score was not change until the first half end.
Entering the second half, Persepam MU started doing the pressure on Persipura. Zaenal Arif and Rossi Noprohanis tried to penetrate the defense of Persipura several times, but still could not pass Persipura’s fullback.
Finally at the minutes of 77, Persepam evened the score to 1-1. It was started from a fail kick corner by Persipura’s player and then used as a counter-attack by Persepam. Rossi Noprihanis could pass Persipura’s defender then he kick the ball towards the goal, without being able to anticipated by Yo Jae Hoon, Persipura’s goalkeeper.
But the score did not last longer, as Persipura was ahead 2-1 through goal from the substitute player Lukas Mandowen who replaced Gerard Pangkali in the minutes of 80. But then Ade Suhendra could equalize the score in the minutes of 87. The score 2-2 remain unchanged till the end of the match. ( Jubi / Arjuna /rom)