Nama Lengkap: Irfan Bachdim
Pacaran dengan: Jennifer Jasmin Kurniawan
Tempat Tanggal Lahir: Amsterdam, August 11, 1988, age 22 years
Indonesian footballer (Job Indonesia) of Dutch origin. He was naturalized player on output SPIs, together with Christian Gonzalez for Indonesia to strengthen national team. He is currently strengthening Persema Malang Indonesia Super League.
Early careerHe started his Career for Ajax, but moved to Hoofdklasse side SV Argon after 3 years. He became the top scorer in the league, despite his position as a midfielder. FC Utrecht scouted him and brought him to FC Utrecht. He was the first choice for the FC Utrecht junior team and sometimes played for the reserve team. He made his debut for FC Utrecht in Eredivisie on 17 February 2008, playing 90 minutes against VVV-Venlo.
When the Indonesia national under-23 football team had a training camp in the Netherlands, Irfan played a number times for the team, but he was injured a week before going to the 2006 Asian Games.
On July 2009 he signed for HFC Haarlem in a free transfer deal. On March 2010 he had trials for Persib Bandung and Persija Jakarta but neither club signed him.
Bachdim's desire to play in Indonesia was finally realized when he joined the club Persema Malang. The contract was signed on 9 August 2010. His performance in his first game for the Indonesia national team made him well known among the Indonesian public. He rapidly gained a large following, particularly among women.
|1||1 December 2010||Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia||Malaysia||5–1||5–1||2010 AFF Suzuki Cup|
|2||4 December 2010||Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia||Laos||0–4||0–6||2010 AFF Suzuki Cup|
Personal lifeHe is currently in a relationship with Jennifer Jasmin Kurniawan, sister of Kim Jeffrey Kurniawan, whom he met when they visited Indonesia for the "naturalization program" by the PSSI.
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