Carlton Cole And Rows Of Strikers Fail To Shine In Persib
Failure Carlton Cole with Persib add to the black list Maung Bandung in obtaining a quality striker. Even before Cole there are some strikers who failed to shine with Persib
The big name Carlton Cole, who played in the Premier League with West Ham and Chelsea is no guarantee for the English striker to shine. As is known, the 31-year-old man was officially expelled from Persib on Monday, July 31, 2017. Termination of the contract was disclosed manager Umuh Muchtar Graha Persib while, Jalan Sulanjana, Bandung.
Since recruited by Persib at the beginning of this season, Cole is very rarely played. Former Chelsea and West Ham United striker has just appeared five times without a donation of a goal.
Surely the collapse of Cole in Persib make Maung Bandung black list in obtaining a quality striker is increasing. Before Cole, there are some strikers who failed to shine with Persib. Anyone? Here are five players:
1. Marcio Souza
In 2012, his performance with Arema is so extraordinary that it becomes a public idol of Malang with the action of his skill and free kick. Looks scintillating by scoring eight goals from 15 matches to make Persib smitten.
In Persib Marcio is also actually quite fertile. In the second round scored seven goals from 15 matches. However, the next season Persib management did not renew his contract. At that time, Persib did make a reshuffle because it did not reach the target at the end of the 2012 season.
2. Noh Alam Shah
Moving from Arema to Persib, Singapore striker is expected to bring atmosphere champion to Persib considering he just brought Singo Edan champion. Coupled in Arema he is a sharp striker. Of the total 56 matches, Along contributed 33 goals.
But his appearance in Persib normal. He played 19 times and scored only four goals. Along finally released Persib at the end of the season.
3. Moses Sakyi
He joined Persib Bandung in 2012. This tall striker had uniformed Estrela Amadora in the Portuguese League and Cyprus club, AEL Limassol.
Sakyi failed to meet Bobotoh’s expectations after only being able to score three goals in his half-season of service for Maung Bandung. Predictably, he was thrown out before the competition ended.
4. Djibril Coulibaly
Djibril came with a Top Score status with Barito with 21 goals in the previous season. But in Persib he failed to show sharpness. Although managed to bring Persib into a Champion, he scored only eight goals from 21 appearances. The problem of injury to be the main factor Coulibaly failed to shine.
5. Juan Belencoso
Holds the top scorer in the AFC Cup 2014 while still strengthening the Hong Kong club, Kitchee, Persib attracted to recruit him as the main striker at ISC A 2016 ago.
But what happened in Persib just the opposite. Belencoso is very barren and unable to adapt to Persib game. He was finally released in mid-season.
Failure in Indonesia he immediately redeemed the Indian Super League title 2016 with Atletico Kolkata. Now, Belencoso is still playing in Spanish fourth caste club, UD Socuellamos, at the age of 35 years.