Persipura relegation, players can’t believe and coach is out of words

Suara.com – Persipura Jayapura had to accept the harsh reality of being relegated to Liga 2. Persipura player Yustinus Pae admitted that he could not believe what they had experienced, even coach Angel Alfredo Vera was speechless.

The certainty of the Black Pearl — Persipura’s nickname — was caste down in the 34th week of the BRI Liga 1 2021/2022, Thursday (31/3/2022). A 3-0 victory over Persita Tangerang in the final match was not enough to save them from relegation.

This is because the two rival teams of Persipura, namely Barito Putera, successfully held Persib Bandung 1-1. While PSS Sleman won two goals without reply against Persija Jakarta in the match at the same time.

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In the press conference after the match, Yustinus Pae admitted that he did not believe this had happened to his team. In fact, he and his colleagues have worked hard to win all the matches.

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“If we are players, for now we are still contemplating the results we got, namely winning. But maybe our rivals also had good results,” Yustinus Pae said in a press conference after the match.

“We can’t talk to each other yet. We still kind of don’t believe it. But that’s football,” continued the 38-year-old player.

In fact, Alfredo Vera was left speechless by what had happened to his team. He feels Persipura is a great team.

“I can’t talk. I can talk about this extraordinary team,” said the former Persebaya Surabaya tactician.

Persipura went down caste along with two other teams, namely Persela Lamongan and Persiraja Banda Aceh. The three teams will be replaced by Persis Solo, Rans Cilegon FC, and Dewa United who are promoted from Liga 2.

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This means that next season’s League 1 will not be enlivened by teams from Papua and Sumatra, following the drop in the caste of Persiraja and Persipura.


Source: Suara.com – Berita Bola, Jadwal, Skor & Liga Eropa by www.suara.com.

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