After years of being plagued by off-field issues, Indonesian football was uplifted by an improbable but inspiring run at AFF Suzuki Cup 2016.
Michael Essien and Peter Odemwingie led the way for imports in Indonesia in 2017, and more are needed this year. Five Indo wishes by John Duerden.
JDT president TMJ has hit back at former coach Mario Gomez over claims of unpaid wages, daring the Argentine boss to fight the matter in court.
Coach Mario Gomez may be about to begin a new job as coach of Persib Bandung in Indonesia, but he faces a fight in court against ex-Malaysia club JDT.
Ex-JDT boss Mario Gomez will try to rebuild the hopes of one of Indonesian football's biggest clubs after being appointed in charge of Persib Bandung.
Indonesia's Persija Jakarta have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with newly-crowned K-League champions Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors.
Robert Alberts' PSM Makassar blew the Indonesian title race wide open on Thursday with a 2-0 win at the home of Liga One leaders Bhayangkara.
A 5-2 victory by Bali United over Madura United -- who were missing top scorer Peter Odemwingie -- saw them claim top spot in Indonesia's Liga 1.
Michael Essien scored his third goal of the season, helping Persib Bandung to a 3-1 win over PS TNI that moves them away from the relegation zone.
Former England striker Carlton Cole was sacked by his Indonesian club Persib Bandung on Wednesday after failing to score during the 2017 season.
There was joy for ex-Stoke City winger Peter Odemwingie and concern for former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien after the latest round in Indonesia.
Peter Odemwingie scored twice as his Madura United beat Michael Essien's Persib Bandung 3-1 in Indonesia's Liga 1 on Sunday night.
Michael Essien played 90 minutes as Persib Bandung opened up the Indonesian title race on Wednesday with a 2-1 win over league leading PSM Makassar.
Michael Essien comes up against the coach who turned him down when his Persib Bandung host Robert Alberts' high-flying PSM in Indonesia's Liga 1.
Michael Essien completed his second 90 minutes of the season, but his team Persib Bandung lost again to fall to 12th on the Indonesia standings.
The troubled Indonesian season of Persib Bandung worsened on Sunday as the big-spending club lost 2-0 at Bhayangkara for a second successive defeat.
Ex-England striker Carlton Cole has reportedly parted ways with Persib Bandung in Indonesia after failing to score, and playing only 105 minutes.
Michael Essien's Persib are unbeaten in Indonesia Liga 1 this season, but there is pressure on coach Djadjang Nurdjaman due to the team's dour style.
Michael Essien missed a penalty and Persib Bandung missed a chance to go top of Indonesia Liga 1 after being held to a 2-2 draw at home to Borneo.
Michael Essien's Persib Bandung drew 0-0 away to Didier Zokora's Semen Padang as the two African icons shared the spoils in Indonesia's Liga 1.
Former African rivals Didier Zokora and Michael Essien will face off on the Indonesian stage when Semen Padang host Persib Bandung on Saturday night.
Persib Bandung's manager says an Indonesian team with former England striker Carlton Cole is like playing with 10 men, due to his poor contributions.
Star imports Michael Essien and Carlton Cole are struggling to sleep and adapt to life in Indonesia, says Persib Bandung coach Djadjang Nurdjaman.
Michael Essien scored his first goal, but Persib Bandung dropped more points after drawing 2-2 at PS TNI in Indonesia's Liga 1 on Saturday night.
Michael Essien and Carlton Cole toiled hard but were unable to inspire a win in their debuts for Persib Bandung in Indonesia, writes John Duerden.
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