Jakarta, IO – Indonesian national football team winger Pratama Arhan finally tied the knot on Sunday, August 20, 2023, at the Indonesian Mosque in Tokyo, Japan. The “Akad Nikah” or marriage contract, was signed at 11 a.m. in Japan, which was at 1 p.m. at Indonesian time. Arhan plays for Tokyo Verdy FC in the Japanese League 2.
Arhan is marrying Indonesian celebgram Azizah Salsha, the daughter of a Gerindra Party politician and member of the Indonesian House of Representatives, Andre Rosiade. Andre Rosiade also serves as the Chairman of the Gerindra Party’s West Sumatra Regional Leadership Council.
He served as the Prabowo-Sandi National Winning Agency’s (BPN) spokesperson during the 2019 presidential election campaign. Erick Thohir, Minister of SOEs and General Chair of the All-Indonesian Football Association, and Sufmi Dasco Ahmad, Deputy Speaker of the DPR and Chair of the Gerindra Party, also witnessed the wedding and presided over the marriage contract signing. The wedding ceremony was led by Ustadz Akhmad Munir as the marriage officiant at the Indonesian Embassy in Tokyo.
In the wedding, the groom’s family was represented by the Deputy Chairperson of PSSI, Zainudin Amali, while the bride’s family spokesperson was the Deputy Chairperson of the MPR and Gerindra Party Secretary General Ahmad Muzani. The wedding ceremony went solemnly and beautifully, with only immediate family members being invited.
Indonesian Ambassador to Japan Heri Akhmadi, national team coach Indra Sjafri, Treasurer of the DPP Gerindra Party, Thomas Djiwandono, Deputy Chairman of Commission IV DPR RI Budisatrio Djiwandono, and Members of the Indonesian Parliament, Nusron Wahid, Rudi Mashud, Prasetyo Hadi, and Husein Fadlulloh were all in attendance as invited guests.
Arhan, 21, was born on December 21, 2001, and is well-known for his long-range throw-in prowess. Positioned at left-back, he can also play wing-back, right-back, and midfielder. Arhan is also capable of scoring goals with long-range kicks from outside the penalty box, which a number of media publications frequently praise.
Azizah, born Nurul Azizah Rosiade, commonly referred to as Zize, was born on October 21, 2003, and enjoys playing golf. She has posted her golf practice multiple times on her Instagram account, which has over 600,000 followers. She often uploads her daily moments, between playing golf and hanging out with friends. She also makes trending video content.
Joko Widodo, the President of the Republic of Indonesia, also congratulated Rosiade and the bride and groom, Zize and Arhan. “I am also happy for Arhan and Nurul Azizah’s wedding; may Allah Almighty pour out his blessings on your child’s marriage,” Jokowi remarked.
Congratulations and best wishes to you both, Arhan and Zize! (rp)