Nepal international mid-fielder Rohit Chand won the Indonesia Liga 1 to become first Nepali to achieve that success. This is one of the greatest achievement for any Nepali Player.
In the course of becoming the champions, Chand’s Persija Jakarta defeated Mitra Kukar 2-1 in the last match of the league.
He is only the Nepali payer to win any league other than South Asian Nations. Previously, Kiran Chemjong had won league in India and as well as in Maldives.
Only a few weeks ago, Kiran won Dhivehi Premier League in Maldives.
In the thrilling match today, Persija took lead through Marco Simic spot kick. He doubled the lead in the second half before Mitra Kukar were awarded a spot kick. However, the spot was blocked by Persija’s golie.
Mitra Kukar pulled a goal back in 88th minute. A draw could have taken the title away from Persija, but they hold hard to win the league.