Stadium Bung Karno is the pride of the people of Indonesia, in which many international and national matches held so many ball players gave birth to the future that could become the pride of the people of Indonesia in the future such as Irfan Bachdim, Okto Maniani, Christian Gonzalez, Arif Suyono and friends friends, suck a sense of nationalism throughout the country, then dragged him to the football field.
So many political figures, business, and even President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, who acknowledged that football has to unite the nation. Even the far more powerful than the words of politicians on the stage. Throughout the AFF Cup, a number of political disputes is sinking, at least from the surface. Perhaps because the sense of nationalism, the world of football we recently became friendly. Almost no more violent supporters, who marched around the city and make us feverish. In fact, burst firecrackers in the field, now feel guilty, because it would embarrass the teams, also the nation.
The ball that was friendly to invite tens of thousands of people to Senayan. Bung Karno stuff. Give encouragement to those who competed. In the semifinals Indonesia vs Philippines, about 80 thousand people meriuh there.Along with that, Bung Karno Main Stadium and then becoming famous. The stadium was located in Senayan area, located in downtown Jakarta. How history of the stadium and the region, not yet widely known.From a number of literature and maps published by the Bureau Topographisch Batavia in 1902, the area was originally named Wangsanajan Senayan, or Wangsanayan by Spelling The renewed.
It is said Wangsanayan is the owner of land which has become one of the elite in Jakarta. Maybe mention a bit difficult, gradually changing the name of the region so Senayan.Other information is that the word Senayan in Betawi means Senenan or types of games on horseback. The name was expected to emerge since the colonial period. Thomas Raffles (1808-1811). At that time, Senayan area, serve as a British citizen to play Polo.Senayan area began much known since established an international sports arena in this location. Construction began earlier this sports arena in 1958 with the help of the Soviet Union during Prime Minister Nikita Khrushchev. The cost when it amounted to U.S. $ 12.5 million or USD 117.6 billion.
But the laying of the first pile by Sukarno on February 8, 1960 and witnessed the Deputy Prime Minister Anastas Mikoyan of the Soviet Union.Sports arena was built because the Indonesian middle class Olympic sports held devices known as Ganefo.Ganefo is a lighthouse project Bung Karno sports melombakan various participants come from the movement of Non-Aligned Countries. Along with that, the name of the stadium in Senayan area known as the Stadium Ganefo. That's where Sukarno gave a speech a few times arouse people's nationalism.
Gossip emerged when the Soviet Union was disappointed that Prime Minister because there are no signs of the inscription that mentions the Soviet Union was the one who built it.The stadium was originally able to accommodate 100,000 spectators are now shrunk to 88 000 spectators after renovation in 2007.Later the name changed Ganefo Stadium mention the Senayan Stadium, as the fall of the leadership of Sukarno. However, during the reign of President Abdurrahman Wahid, the name was changed to the Senayan Stadium Bung Karno Stadium.