Suara.com – Young artists and entrepreneurs are now starting to take an interest in soccer. It is hoped that this will improve the quality of the League 2 club so that it is no longer underestimated.
As previously reported, the Liga 2 club Cilegon United was acquired by artist Raffi Ahmad and businessman Rudy Salim. Cilegon United also changed its name to Rans Cilegon FC.
Before Raffi, the son of President Joko Widodo, Kaesang Pangarep invested in Persis Solo.
Kaesang’s share ownership in PT Persis Solo Saestu reaches 40 percent. While the rest is owned by Kevin Nugroho (30 percent), and BUMN Minister Erick Thohir (20 percent). The remaining 10 percent is owned internally by the club.
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Apart from these two names, there is Dewa United FC, who has been tricky in bringing in well-known players to navigate Liga 2 this season. Before being acquired the club’s name was Martapura FC.
There is also PSG Pati which is also owned by a businessman. In fact, they promised luxurious facilities to support the progress of their club.
The growing interest in the ownership of the second caste club was greeted positively by the Chairman of PSSI Mochamad Iriawan. According to him, the 2021 League 2 title will be even more festive.
“This is an honor for me, many new entrepreneurs have sprung up to buy clubs in League 2,” said Iriawan in a virtual press conference after meeting with Kaesang Pangarep, Wednesday (7/4/2021).
“Previously, Raffi had met me. He wanted to get into football, but I said think about it first,” he continued.
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“But it didn’t take long for him to finally buy the club. According to him, this purchase would be profitable for his business, so he finally chose to go into football,” added the man who is familiarly called Iwan Bule.