Arrival of Persipura Team and journalists to the Changchun
city, China on Saturday, March 6, 2010 has been warmly welcomed by football
fans in the city. Some officials from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC)
and the Official football club Changchung Yatai and Embassy staff also welcomed
the team at the Changchun city which is temperature at that time around 14 C
Persipura visit to the city of
Changchun, China is in order to meet the club Changchun Yatai invitation to
compete in China within the framework of Asian Football Champion League 2010
organized by Asian Football Confederation (AFC). Persipura is an Indonesian
Super League Champion 2008/2009 included in group F Champions League 2010 and
must compete within a Home and Away System against Changchun Yatai. Changchun
Yatai club is runner-up China Soccer League last year.
In the event that the game held
on Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at Jingkai Stadium, Changchun, Persipura team captained
by Eduard Ivak forced to swallow before supporters with a score of 9 – 0. The
temperature 18 C below zero in the city of Changchun did not reduce the moral
Persipura to counterbalance the strong fight from Changchun Yatai who have good
technique even Persipura had to swallow the bitterness of defeat.
The Asian Football Champions
League 2010 is a program Football League competition organized by the Asian
Football Confederation (AFC). AFC is the Football League Board of Asia and is
one of the 6th that make up FIFA Confederations. AFC formed in 1954
with headquarters in Kualalumpur, Malaysia currently has a membership of 46
association of football in Asia, where Indonesia is included in a Zone
with other countries such as Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Laos,
Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore,
Thailand and Vietnam.
In the next Asian Champions
League, football club Changchun Yatai, China will play against Persipura
football club in Jakarta, which will be scheduled on April 28, 2010.