Indonesia Senior Team face Turkey & Madagascar in International Friendly

March 28, 2017

Jakarta (28 Mar 2017)-  PSSI (Indonesia football federation) have confirmed Indonesia Senior Team will play  2 friendly matches against Turkey and Madagascar. Turkey Football Federation (TFF) have invited Indonesia Senior Team to play against their senior team on 6 June 2017 at New Antalya Stadium.  PSSI also have set another friendly match with Madagascar on 13 June 2013 at Patriot Stadium. Ujicoba Timnas Indonesia


Real Ermera Lions join Liga Futebol Amadora

March 8, 2017

Ermera City (9 Mar 2017) – Liga Futebol Amadora have confirmed their new team, Real Ermera Lions Futebol Clube ( affiliated with Real Madrid C.F.)  will play in 2018 LFA season (First Division). Real Ermera Lions a Champion of 2015 Pro Liga Toyota de Timor Leste,  Third Runner up 2016 Pro Liga and 2016 Timor Inter-Island Cup Runner up is the top best team in Timor Leste and it’s everyone favorite football club in the island of Timor Leste. Real Ermera Lions will split in 2 clubs  R.E.L (A) team will play in Pro Liga and R.E.L (B) will play in LFA.

Real Ermera Lions logo

Jose Zembero, President of Real Ermera Lions and fan of Real Madrid is honored for his team participating in LFA and his team will bring more competition in LFA. “Real Ermera Lions is professional football club in Timor Leste that will bring LFA into high volume of spectators and very promising football series” said Nilton Gusmao, President of LFA.  Pante Macassar FC another Pro Liga team will join LFA in 2018. Ten teams of Liga Futebol Amadora- First Division will play in 2018 Season.


PSSI (FAI) revealed a list of coaches that will replace ALFRED RIEDL

December 14, 2016

JAKARTA (15 Dec 2016)-  PSSI, Indonesia Football Federation have confirmed ALFRED RIEDL will RETIRED at the END OF DECEMBER 2016. Riedl have been coaching Indonesia Senior Team since 2010 and this year 2016 will be one of biggest accomplishment of his career as for  INDONESIA TEAM will become the CHAMPION of 2016 AFF SUZUKI CUP.  Riedl will be going back home to Vienna to comforted his sick wife in major surgery.

Indonesia Football Federation have revealed list of coaches that possibly replace ALFRED RIEDL. The Coaches are from EUROPE, NORTH AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA and INDONESIA.

The new coach of Indonesia senior team will be signing SEVEN YEARS CONTRACT AGREEMENT


Coach:  Andrey Kobelev- Former Young Russian Director of Sport and Coach of FC DYNAMO

Assistant Coach: Dmitri Alenichev – Former FC SPARTAK MOSCOW Coach


Coach: Pako Ayestaran – Former VALENCIA CF Coach and ASSISTANT COACH of LIVERPOOL 2004-2007.

Assistant Coach: Luis Garcia Plaza- Former GETAFE CF  2011-2014 and BANIYAS CLUB 2014-2016 COACH.


Coach: Mesut Bakkal- Former MERSIN IDMANYURDU COACH

Assistant Coach: Umit Davala- Former GALATASARAY ASSISTANT COACH 2008-2013.



Coach: Emiliano Astorga- Former SANTIAGO WANDERS COACH 2014-2016

Assistant Coach: Cristian Romero- Former CLUB UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE COACH 2014-2016



Coach:Sergio Bueno – Former CHIAPAS 2016-2017 and CRUZ AZUL 2015-2016 COACH

Assistant Coach: Paco Ramirez- Former DORADOS DE SINALOA COACH  2012-2015.



Coach: Fachri Husaini – Former INDONESIA UNDER 19 TEAM COACH 2014-2015.

Assistant Coach: Widodo Cahyo Putro- SRIWIJAYA FC COACH 2016.


“WHICH OF THESE FACES WILL BECOME THE NEW INDONESIA SENIOR TEAM COACH”, that the question to be determine by PSSI and the Fans.

RUSSIA: Andrey Kobelev ( Coach) Dmitri Alenichev (Assistant Coach)

SPAIN: Pako Ayestaran (Coach) Luis Garcia (Assistant Coach)

TURKEY: Mesut Bakkal (Coach) Umit Davala ( Assistant Coach)

CHILE: Emiliano Astorga (Coach) Cristian Romero (Assistant Coach)

MEXICO: Sergio Bueno (Coach) Paco Ramirez (Assistant Coach)

INDONESIA: Fachri Husaini (Coach) Widodo Cahyo Putro (Asistant Coach)









December 10, 2016

BATTAMBANG ( 9 Dec 2016) – Group Stage finalist of 2016 AFF SUZUKI CUP,  CAMBODIA have signed a great deal with SYAODO Sports Equipment Cooperation , a local Cambodian  Football Manufacturing Supplies. SYAODO offered SEVEN YEARS of kit supplying of Under 16 team to THE SENIOR TEAM.

SYAODO offered of KHR 4976.6 million (USD 12.4 million) to the Football Federation of Cambodia over 7 years and it was too good to pass up.

The new SYAODO Cambodia seven-year deal will begin in Spring 2017 and  allows the CAMBODIAN BRAND to produce Cambodian National teams  kits until 2024-2025.

It’s expected that Cambodian National Teams will wear their new SYAODO KITS on March 2017 when they play at 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualification- THIRD ROUND.




Preview: TIMOR LESTE vs MALAYSIA (2018 World Cup / 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier)

October 8, 2015

2015 TLS-MAS flags


Tournament: 2018 FWC/ 2019 AAC Qualification

Date: October 13, 2015

Venue: Dili Municipal Stadium, Dili, Timor Leste

Time: 16:00 (4:00 Pm) UTC +09:00

Stream/ TV: TVTL, RCTI (Dili), Astro TV, Astro Arena, TV 3, AFC Asian Cup (Youtube Channel) a LIVE BROADCAST

Previous Encounters:

2014 Tiger Cup– Malaysia 5:0 Timor Leste

2018 World Cup / 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier (LAST Met)- Malaysia 1:1 Timor Leste

Timor Leste selecao 2015

Malaysia Squad 2015

Probable Starting Line Up (11 Players Team):

2015 Timor Leste vs Malaysia

Preview: TIMOR LESTE vs PALESTINE (2018 World Cup / 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier)

October 6, 2015

TLS-PLE flags


Tournament: 2018 FWC/ 2019 AAC Qualification

Date: October 8, 2015

Venue: Dili Municipal Stadium, Dili, Timor Leste

Time: 16:00 (4:00 Pm) UTC +09:00

Stream/ TV: TVTL, RCTI (Dili), Al-Aqsa TV,  AFC Asian Cup (Youtube Channel) a LIVE BROADCAST

Previous Encounters: NONE, first time both team meet

Timor Leste selecao 2015

Palestine squad 2015

Probable Starting Line Up (11 Players Team):


Equipe A : 2015 TIMOR LESTE Selecao (Dream Team)

October 1, 2015

Gleno (2 October 2015)– Here are the photos of The Current Timor Leste Men Senior National Football Team (PLAYERS) who will be playing against Palestine, Malaysia and United Arab Emirates in 2018 FIFA World Cup/ 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification.



2 Row to 3 Row: DEFENDERS

Equipe de defesa TLS 2015


1 Row to 2 Row: MIDFIELDERS

3 Row to 4 Row: STRIKERS (FORWARD)

Equipe de ataque TLS 2015

Timor Leste Senior Team gear up to qualify ASIAN CUP with Italian Guidance

September 9, 2015

Dili ( 9 September 2015) – Thirty three Senior Men National players have been called for centralized training at Dili National Stadium in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup/ 2019 AFC Asian Cup from 8 October to 12 November.

The Federacao Futebol de Timor Leste (FFTL) have called players from European countries and Brazil. These players are equipped with experienced and talents. The name of the players in the senior team in under the Roster Picture. The players will face-off with Palestine on 8 October, Malaysia on 13 October, United Arab Emirates on 12 November.

Roster da Equipe TLS 1

Roster da Equipe TLS 2


FFTL have new three coach staffs that are from Italy. These coaches are under contracted with LEGA ITALIANA CALCIO PROFESSIONISTICO (Lega Pro)/FFTL, it lasted up to 3 years period. The coaches are professional and experienced.

Lega Pro ITA letter


Coaches Name:

PAOLO STRINGARA (Age: 53)- Technical Director:  A former coach of A.S.D Barletta 1922 and a defender in 1991 of Inter Milan which the club won the UEFA Cup 1990/1991.

Stringara Quote

LUCIANO FOSCHI (Age:48)- Head Coach:  A former coach of Savona F.B.C and a defender at A.S. Viterbese Calcio in 1996 to 1999.

luciano foschi


Foschi Quote

OMERLANIO TODBISTERIO (Age: 43)- Assistant Coach: a former famous midfielder at Lupa Roma F.C in 1994 to 2001. Former 2010-2012 head coach of S.S. Juve Stabia.

Currently, Timor Leste Senior Men Team are on fourth in the table group. So far, Timor Leste in the last 3 matches have gain a drawn with Malaysia and two lost from United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.

Now, the FFTL leader want to gear up to qualify at 2019 AFC Asian Cup. FFTL leader are determined to win all of the next five matches.

Florindo Quote

ASEAN Countries in Mitre until 2026

November 10, 2014

 London (10 Nov 2014) – Mitre have partnered with six ASEAN countries to provided a football apparels and accessories. These six ASEAN countries are Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam; which each of these countries signed a ten years contract with Mitre. “it was the best deal ever which is too good to pass and Mitre is providing us with three jerseys of home, away and third also same as the goalkeeper jerseys” said Dr. Tran Quoc Tuan, Executive officer of Vietnam Football Federation. The contracts will start in 2016 until end in 2026. Mitre will supply the six ASEAN countries national team shirt for U-16, U-19, U-23, senior men, women and the futsal teams. The contract will provided the national teams with all new Mitre persona touch which incorporates world-leading technology updates and innovative and modern design that help to enhance movement and overall performance on the pitch.” We will not provide our new partners with basic templates but we will design a jersey that would be fitted on the cultures of each six countries in ASEAN” said  Henry Brandine, Mitre director of Asian-Pacific.

Mitre of ASEAN

The six ASEAN countries are categories as “Fun Colours Teams” in Mitre Persona Touch.”Finally we could see the different persona design on each of six jersey” said Joko Priyono, a member of PSSI. The offer of contract is about GBP 38.5 million (USD 61.2 million) to each the FA of six countries over the ten years.

FIFA Warns Timor Leste of Possible Suspension

January 7, 2014

Dili (8 January 2014) – FIFA have warned the Football Federation of Timor Leste (FFTL) of possible suspension if they fail to follow the decisions from FIFA which to overthrown all the members of FFTL’s executive committee. FIFA have discover the corruption in FFTL which the President of FFTL use the money from FIFA to spent on his personalty luxury.


World football governing body FIFA has banned President Francisco Lay Kalbuadi for bribery and corruption and other charges.FIFA also banned the members of the executive committee of FFTL in which they failed to report of the corruption in their federation.


FFTL president Kalbuadi has reportedly taken money of $50,000 from former Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Mohamed Bin Hammam. FIFA stated that Kalbuadi had broken the law. Kalbuadi could be facing lifetime ban.


But in spite of the ban, FIFA have approve all the candidates of Normalization Committee in which been selected by National Football Council of Timor Leste (NFC).

Here are the names of normalization committee:

President: Egas Alves, Vice President: Antonio Ramos,General Secretary: Pedro Ximenes, Media Officer: Becky Ribiero, Treasurer: Adelino Soares.



National Football Council of Timor Leste is governing football that control the professional football league and provide finance for FFTL. NFC hold the national football congress in Timor Leste. NFC office is located at Gleno, which is 30 km  to the southwest of the national capital, Dili.



NFC have already plan for developing professional football league with 24 teams. “The football league will start on mid June 2014, but I believe it wont start this year, it will start next year in 2015” said Juca Leo O’Malley President of NFC.


Pro Liga Toyota de Timor Leste is a professional football league representing the sport’s highest level in the Timor Leste and West Timor & Sumba, Indonesia. Sanctioned by the Federacao de Futebol de Timor Leste( FFTL) and National Football Council of Timor Leste, the league is composed of 27 teams — 22 in the Timor Leste and 5 in West Timor, Flores & Sumba. Toyota is the sponsor of the football league.

U.S Alas

A.D. Army

PS Atambua ( West Timor )

Aviacao Timor FC

Balibo Sporting

São Napoleão Bazartete F.C.

FC Baucau

A.F. Internacional Dili

A.S. Dili Porto

Real Ermera Lions

S.E. Gleno

Persekafa Sparta Kefamenamu ( West Timor )

Persiku Dynamo Kupang ( West Timor)

A.E Laclo

C.D. Lautem Jaguares

U.S Lospalos

Vitoria Maliana SC

Tigres Maubara FC

Nacional Policia SC

Oecusse City FC

Pante Macassar FC

U.S. Remexio

Perserut Gamax Ruteng (Flores)

Vemasse Python

Vera Cruz Union

Rubin Viqueque FC

PS Waibakul ( Sumba)


NFC have promised to build a 50,000 capacity of Stadium in Bacau. The Stadium name is Estadio Timor Soul.



The Chinese will also build stadium for Timor Leste. A Chinese Company through the Chinese ambassador to Timor-Leste has submitted a proposal to the State Secretariat of Youth and Sport to construct a new-international standard foot ball stadium in Tasitolu. The construction of the stadium is free of charge. The Government of China had constructed numbers of buildings to be used for state institutional activities.