Amputee Football Menpora Cup held for the first time

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Amputee football
(IO/Septo Kun Wijaya)

Jakarta, IO – Persaj Jakarta (orange jersey) encounter against Persam Madura (red jersey) in the opening match of the national amputee football tournament (November 25-27) at Pamentas Field, Lebak Bulus, Jakarta, Friday (25/11).

Persaj Jakarta demolished Persam with a score of 12-0. The tournament sees six teams competing to win the Menpora Cup. They are Persam Madura, Persaj Jakarta, Persaid Jember, Sebad Depok, Persama Malang, and Persas Surabaya.

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The inaugural tournament is part of the athlete training and talent development program carried out by the Indonesian Amputee Football Association (PSAI). It is also held as a follow-up to the achievement of the Indonesian amputee football team which made history by qualifying for the final in the Amputee Football World Cup in Istanbul, Turkey in October. (Septo Kun Wijaya)