Southeast Asia Indonesia

Heated row in Persib Bandung’s dressing room following second straight defeat

Persib Bandung runs into trouble after the 1-0 defeat to Bhayangkara FC on Sunday. This is their second successive defeat in Indonesia’s Liga 1, leaving coach Djadjang Nurdjaman’s future in uncertainty.

Speaking to journalists at the post-match press conference, under-fire Nurdjaman admitted that his job was on the line and he was ready to be fired.

According to the reports from, there was a heated row in Persib Bandung’s dressing room after the match.

High-profile signings Michael Essien and Carlton Cole showed their support to coach Nurdjaman while publicly criticizing team manager Umuh Muchtar.

Having gained just two points in the last four games, the big-spending club went down to 11th in the league table despite being unbeaten for the first seven games of the season.