Action of 1 Million Black Ribbons, from Senayan to Persija vs Persib

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia —

The removal of Indonesia’s hosting status at the 2023 U-20 World Cup revived the action of 1 million black tapes in various walks of life, from the fans to the Persija vs Persib match.

The black tape action was first performed by the U-20 Indonesian National Team players on Thursday (30/3). The compact players wore black ribbons as a symbol of the death of young people’s dreams of appearing on the world stage.

This received rave reviews on social media. A number of netizens or netizens campaigned for black tape. Some replace their profile photos with black tape to upload photos.



This incident was then responded by a number of fans. They held a sympathetic action in front of the FX Senayan Mall by distributing black ribbons. This was done on Friday (31/3) afternoon.

“This action is a sympathetic action and we hope to be able to represent the voice of Indonesian supporters. We hope that there will be no sanctions from FIFA and the government to make our national team better,” said the representatives of the supporters.

This action was also attended by Indonesian national team players. Arkhan Kaka and Aditya Arya Nugraha were the players who appeared to be present at the event.

This black tape action is also carried out by Indonesian professional football players. One of them was echoed in the 2022/2023 League 1 match between Persija versus Persib.

Prior to the match at Patriot Candrabhaga Stadium on Friday (31/3) evening, the players of the two teams took a group photo while unfurling black ribbon banners and the red and white flag logo.

Persija and Persib players also wrap their left or right arms with black ribbons. The players sympathized with the pain experienced by the Indonesian U-20 players failing to appear at the 2023 U-20 World Cup.

(Gambas:Video CNN)


(Gambas:Video CNN)

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