After years of being plagued by off-field issues, Indonesian football was uplifted by an improbable but inspiring run at AFF Suzuki Cup 2016.
Ex-Australia striker Bruce Djite, A-League winner in 2016, has ventured into the unknown by signing a two-year deal with remote Indonesian club, PSM.
Former Socceroo striker Bruce Djite, 30, has joined Indonesia side PSM Makassar for the 2018 season, having last played for Suwon FC in South Korea.
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.
Former Home United coach Robert Alberts is looking to build something special at Indonesia's PSM after signing a four-year contract extension.
Simon McMenemy's Bhayangkara were crowned Indonesia champions after finishing above Bali United, despite losing their final game of the season.
Malaysia's Felda United are interested in Dutch striker Sylvano Comvalius, who has scored 35 goals in 30 games for Bali United in Indonesia this year.
A late strike from Stefano Lilipaly gave Bali United a 1-0 win at PSM Makassar to put them on top of the Indonesia Liga 1 table with one match to go.
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.
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.
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.
Former S.League winning boss Robert Alberts has been named coach of the year after success with PSM Makassar in the Indonesian Soccer Championship.
Indonesia are making plans if coach Alfred Riedl doesn't extend his contract, with Dutchman Robert Alberts ready to step into the breach.
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