goodmorningpapua.com – Another football star from Indonesia known to be close to the European league. He is a Papuan player born in Nabire, Ronald Setmot. He was recruited by Kozara Gradiska and to compete in the First League of RS or the second caste of the Bosnian League.
Ronal Setmot said that he had to take care of moving documents and other administrative processes before leaving for Bosnia. “It’s true (the rumors of a transfer to Europe). Today I met the press at the Ambassador. The plan is to strengthen FK Kozara Gradiska,” said Ronal Setmot
Furthermore, the ex-Mitra Kukar player said that he was not alone in strengthening FK Kozara Gradiska, but with another Indonesian player, Kevin Norman Waloni, who had previously defended PSG Pati.
Together with FK Kozara Gradiska, later Ronald Setmot to get a year-long contract in the Bosnian League or until the upcoming 2023 season. “That’s right, Kevin Waloni was also there. The plan is that I will be contracted until 2023,” he said again.
For information, FK Kozara Gradiska is a Bosnian club currently playing in the First League of the Republika Srpska (RS). They were promoted to the first caste (Premier League) in the 2011-2012 season only to be relegated back to the First League. Now, this Gradiska-based club to be also home to Ronal Setmot and Kevin Norman Waloni.
If this transfer goes smoothly, both Ronal Setmot and Kevin Norman Waloni to face their compatriots such as Iner Sontany Putra, who plays for Zeljeznicar Banja in the same league.
The 3 facts of Ronald Setmot are as follows;
1. Part of the Papuan Football Team in PON
Ronald Setmot had filled the early days of his career as a footballer by participating in the National Sports Week (PON). In 2012, he helped bring Papua to the semifinals.
At Kaharudin Nasution Stadium, Riau, he even scored a goal when Papua fought against West Java in the first match of the last six phase, using Hendrick Makuba’s cross in the 69th minute. Papua then ensured a ticket to the semifinals after bulldozing East Kalimantan in the second match. Unfortunately, Ronald Setmot et. al failed to advance to the final after being bent by North Sumatra. In addition, the bronze medal also failed to be won because it was Central Java who managed to win the match for third place.
2. SEA Games 2013
Ronald Setmot’s name was included in the list of 30 players called up for the Indonesian National Team TC for the 2013 Myanmar SEA Games.
The selection process for the U-23 Indonesian National Team for the SEA Games was also carried out and assessed through the Islamic Solidarity Games (ISG), which aims to capture the 20 best players.
3. Career in Indonesian Football
As a Papuan son, Ronal Setmot is recorded as having defended national football clubs such as Persidafon Dafonsoro, Persiram Raja Ampat, and Mitra Kukar. In addition, he also had time to wear the uniform of Persipura Jayapura.
Not only that, the player playing as an attacker also joined training with PSIS Semarang, as well as trials at Persija Jakarta and Arema FC.