Name : Irfan Haarys Bachdim
Popular Name : Irfan Bachdim
Birth Date : August 11, 1988
Father : Noval Bachdim
Mother : Hester van Dijic
Height : 172 cm
Weight : 62 kg
Position : Midfield – Attacking Allrounder
Foot : right
Nationality : Indonesia
Club : FC Utrecht, HFC Harleem, Persib, Persema
Irfan Bachdim Profiles
Irfan Haarys Bachdim (born in Amsterdam, August 11, 1988) is an Indonesian footballer. He currently plays for Persema Malang in Indonesia Super League. He also joined in the Indonesian national team, currently coached by Alfred Riedl for AFF Cup 2010. Irfan Bachdim can play in various positions, such as striker, midfielder or wing.
Irfan’s father, Noval Bachdim, an Indonesian citizen born in Malang that have been settled more than 20 years in the Netherlands, while his mother Hester van Dijic is a Dutch citizen. Bachdim family lived in the city of Amsterdam.
Irfan Bachdim started playing football at Ajax football academy. After three years, he moved to SV Argon, where he became top scorer even though he played as a midfielder. Irfan then recruited by a talent scout of FC Utrecht, and signed a contract with the club. He later played for the junior team of Utrecht, and occasionally into the senior team bench. After his contract was not extended, then in July 2009 he was transferred without cost to the club HFC Haarlem.
In the AFF Cup 2010, he joined the Indonesian senior national team under coach Alfred Riedl. Her first debut with the Indonesian national team began when the national team 6-0 in friendly match against East Timor, in Kilkenny on November 21, 2010. His first appearance with the national team in an official tournament occurred on December 1, 2010, while Indonesia beat Malaysia 5-1 at Bung Karno at the event AFF 2010. Irfan himself scored 1 goal in the match.