PANGANDARAN-Viking Persib Club, is now "stepping on" a fairly mature age. It's been 25 years, the Vikings faithfully escorted Persib Maung Bandung to compete in the green arena.
The peak of the Viking Persib Club Anniversary celebration was lively, at Katapang Doyong Square, Pangandaran Beach, 1-2 September 2018.
Acting West Java Governor Mochamad Iriawan who was present at the event said that the name Viking itself was taken from one of the ethnic groups from Scandinavia. Where the Vikings are known as courageous and passionate tribes.
"I'm sure the Viking Persib Club is also brave and passionate about supporting Persib Bandung!" Tagas Iriawan, Saturday (01/09/2018), in Pangandaran.
In this 25th anniversary, Iriawan advised that Viking be a good Supporter. Because Persib supporters, He continued, it is the second largest supporter in the world after football club supporters, Barcelona or known by Barca.
So, with a big name, Vikings must bring a positive image to football world. "Happy birthday, Viking must be a good supporter," he said.
In addition, the peace mission is also mandatory for the Vikings. Iriawan advised the Vikings not to hesitate and did not hesitate to be friends with other football supporters in Indonesia.
Meanwhile, the West Java Provincial Secretary, as well as the Viking Persib Club Board of Trustees, Iwa Karniwa, praised the loyalty of the supporters in guarding each of the Maung Bandung matches.
"One sentence, Life Persib," Iwa said.
Also carrying the theme "Turn Into Gold", on this birthday. Viking as Maung Bandung's biggest supporter is ready to enter its golden era. The chair of Persib Viking Club, Heru Joko, revealed that the growing maturity of the Vikings, requires the team to be at the forefront of everything.
"We have to be the foremost supporters in everything, we must be creative," he said. So, with creativity capital accompanied by maturity in action, The Persib Viking Club is expected to be a role model for other supporters.
"It must be a role model supporter, it is difficult in that direction, but this is a process, we must try to be the best," he said.