BANDUNG-To the public, PT. Persib Bandung Bermartabat (PBB) officially introduced the new bus fleet. The fleet will be a supporting facility for operational interests of players and team officials, from practice to match. The launching event of the bus is estimated at Rp 1.5 billion that was quite festive attended by bobotoh, and also witnessed by dozens of orphans from various foundations in Bandung Raya.
Vice Governor of West Java Deddy Mizwar said, the new Persib bus have quality to match the buses used by major clubs of the world. Therefore Deddy hopes, facilities that have been very adequate this, can also be a driving factor for Persib Bandung to improve its performance better, and the best.
"I personally and the West Java Provincial Government appreciate the launching of this new bus, I see not lose this with the world club bus, hopefully can lift the 'branding' of Persib itself, while improving Persib achievement," said Deddy, at the launching event of Persib bus that was held at Graha Persib Building yard, Sulanjana Street No. 17 Bandung, Friday (02/06/2017) afternoon.
In addition, Deddy also advised to bobotoh to always be orderly provide support to the team of West Java's favorite. He mentioned that bobotoh as a 'supporter' is a 12th player who also has a strong power to encourage Persib achieve his achievements.
"Now Persib is struggling to find the best form, we must support continue, live Persib!" Deddy exclaimed.
Persib Bandung Manager Umuh Muchtar, hoping the presence of new bus is expected to increase the motivation of Maung Bandung squad to play. The man who is familiarly called 'Pak Haji' is also asking for blessing, so that future Persib can re-achievement.
"Hopefully, Persib brings goodness to West Java, and return to become champion, hopefully it is (bus) useful and there is barokah, Persib will not play bad! If Persib bad, our expenses are many and all also sad, "he said.
The launch of the new bus is also attended by Bandung Mayor Ridwan Kamil, General Director of PT Persib Bandung Bermartabat Glenn T Sugita, Commander III / Siliwangi, West Java Regional Police officials, and all Persib players U-19 squad, U-17, and Persib Maung Bandung Senior.
This Launch event also coincided with the birthday celebration of Persib Umuh Muchtar's 69th. The activity was continued with iftar with Persib players, the leaders of PT Persib Bandung Bermartabat, the Government Officials, and the orphans.
To note, this brand-new Bus, has a machine specification from Hino Bus RN which is assembled using the concept of All New Legacy SR-2 HD Prime. Armed with a capacity of 7,684 cc engine, this fleet can drive up to 119 km / hour.
The length of Persib bus itself reaches 12 meters, 2.5 meters wide, and 3.7 meters high. The bus that should have a 59 seat capacity is also, trimmed to only 44 seats for the convenience of passengers.