Goal Essien for the late Bobotoh Persib

Michael Essien performed brilliantly when Persib Bandung bend PS 3-1 TNI in League 1 match, Sunday (06/08/2017). Marquee player from Ghana was also contributed one goal in a match that was held at the Stadium Si Jalak Harupat, Soreang it.


Essien did not want to celebrate his own goal. “Both, goals and also the victory was for Ricko,” said Essien, as reported by the official website Persib.

Ricko Andrean is a bobotoh who became victims of the persecution of supporters at the stadium. The deceased was persecuted when he brooded against the beating of other supporters.

For Essien himself, this is his third goal for Persib in the Champions League 1 Previously, Interestingly, one of Essien’s other goals, he also prints when dealing with PS TNI in the first round.

At that time, Persib only draw 2-2. While one other goal made Essien when Tim Maung Bandung bend Persipura 1-0, last May.
Essien himself scored the goal beautifully. He ripped the nets of the PS PS goal after using the bait Febri Hariyadi.

Special for Tantan

Meanwhile, Persib victory over PS TNI also has its own meaning for the attacker Tantan. The reason, on the day of the game, this tiny and agile player’s 35th birthday.

“Alhamdulillah can be a special gift tonight, three points, may be the beginning of Persib revival,” said Tantan on the official website Persib.
Unfortunately, this victory does not mean much for Persib position in the standings. Currently, they are still stuck in 15th position with 24 points from 18 games.