Denpasar Sound – Goalkeeper Made Wirawan will become a legendary player with Persib Bandung.
Entering retirement age as a player, Made Wirawan was not the first choice to keep Persib in the hands of Luis Milla.
Of the 16 Persib matches led by Luis Milla, Made Wirawan has only been in the line-up a few times.
And is believed to appear for 22 minutes in the match against Persita Tangerang to replace Reky Rahayu.
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Reported by Suara Denpasar from Transfermark, Made Wirawan played as a starter for 4 consecutive times when Robert Alberts left Persib and was replaced by Budiman Yunus.
Furthermore, the player who was born in Bali on December 1, 1981, was included in the line-up five times together as a backup for one other goalkeeper.
Even though he played very few minutes during the era of the former Indonesian national team coach, Made Wirawan’s togetherness with Persib Bandung has made many memories.
Including being one of the players who helped Persib win the Indonesian League Champion in the ISL era in 2014.
Reporting from Instagram @originalfameid which was uploaded (3/2/2023) it is stated that I Made Wirawan’s contract with Persib expires on February 25, 2023.
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Goalkeeper Maung Bandung has spent quite a long time with Persib, namely 12 years since being signed in 2012.
The following are Made Wirawan’s statistics with Persib:
Indonesian League 1 competition and pre-season: 6812 minutes played, AFC champions 90 minutes played, and AFC Cup 90 minutes played.
In another post @originalfameid, it was written that Persib Bandung vs Arema FC (23/2/2023) would be the end of Made Wirawan’s journey with the club nicknamed Prince Blue.
However, this cannot be confirmed considering that there has been no official statement from Persib Bandung management.
“Indeed there has been no farewell statement. But according to the contract that I saw from the media, I Made’s contract ends on February 25 (2023), and there is a statement from Luizinho Pasos that the purpose of recruiting Mario Londok is to refresh the consideration that Made is already turning 40,” said netizen @imamqmuns619.
Other netizens hope that Made Wirawan will be given a contract extension until the BRI League 1 2022/2023 season ends.
“Hold on until the end of the competition and lift the cup for Made’s farewell,” said @aasagitarius27.
“The last postponed match should be against Bhayangkara and it must be Home in Bandung, farewell while lifting Made’s Cup, it must be Pisan beautiful,” said @anggara_sbd.
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