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Evan's departure from Selangor confirmed

04:39 GMT 26/12/2018
Evan Dimas - Selangor FA
Indonesia midfielder Evan Dimas has chosen to play club football in his home country in the 2019 season.


BY        ZULHILMI ZAINAL       Follow on Twitter


Indonesia midfielder Evan Dimas Darmono will not stay at Selangor for the 2019 season, it was confirmed on Tuesday evening.

Indonesia's Liga 1 club Barito Putera announced that they have secured the 23-year old's service on a one-year contract.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

[News Flash] EVAN DIMAS RESMI KE BARITO KEJUTAN manis hadir dari kubu Barito Putera jelang berakhirnya tahun 2018. Gelandang Timnas Indonesia, Evan Dimas Darmono didatangkan guna menambah kekuatan tim musim depan. Evan diikat kontrak dengan durasi 1 tahun kedepan. _ Penandatanganan kontrak dilakukan di kediaman Hasnuryadi Sulaiman, di jalan Hang Tuah Raya, Jakarta, Selasa (25/12) malam. _ "Kita bersyukur Evan Dimas sudah bergabung dan menjadi bagian keluarga besar PS Barito Putera. Semoga hadirnya Evan bisa membawa keberkahan bagi kita, dan Barito bisa berprestasi di tahun 2019. Amin Allahummaamin," kata Manajer klub, Hasnuryadi Sulaiman. _ Sementara itu, Evan Dimas sendiri mengaku senang bergabung dengan Barito. Dirinya berkomitmen akan mempersembahkan prestasi bagi Laskar Antasari musim depan. "Karena saya sudah komitmen sama Barito, jadi sebagai seorang profesional saya harus membawa Barito berprestasi di tahun depan," tegasnya. . . . #PrideOfBanua

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In the 2018 season, Evan made 20 league appearances for Selangor, and scored two goals, while Barito Putera ended their league campaign in ninth place.

A few days earlier, another former Selangor player of Indonesian origin had announced his return to the country, having plied his trade for five years in Malaysia.

Malaysia Cup winner Andik Vermansyah has joined Madura United for the coming season, having played for Selangor between 2014 and 2017, and Kedah in 2018.

The remaining Indonesian player on Selangor roster, Ilham Udin Armaiyn, who had joined at the start of this year alongside Evan, meanhwile is reportedly set to return to former club Bhayangkara FC.

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