Ricky Yacobi

Indonesian footballer (1963-2020)

Ricky Yacobi (born Ricky bin Yacub; 12 March 1963 – 21 November 2020) was an Indonesian football player. He played as a striker. He played for the Indonesian national football team from 1985 to 1990.

Ricky Yacobi
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Yacobi in 2011
Personal information
Full name Ricky bin Yacub
Date of birth (1963-03-12)12 March 1963
Place of birth Medan, Indonesia
Date of death 21 November 2020(2020-11-21) (aged 57)
Place of death Jakarta, Indonesia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1979–1985 PSMS Medan
1986–1991 Arseto Solo 41 (23)
1988 Matsushita 6 (1)
National team
1985–1990 Indonesia 31 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

On 21 November 2020, Yacobi died of a heart attack while playing football at the Gelora Bung Karno Sports Complex in Jakarta, aged 57.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Mantan Penggawa Timnas Indonesia Ricky Yacobi Meninggal Dunia". Okezone.com. 21 November 2020. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  2. Mustafa, DJ Kamal (2020-11-21). "Ricky Yacobi Indonesian Soccer Legend dies at 57". EMEA Tribune - The Latest News from the EMEA and Around the World. Archived from the original on 2020-11-30. Retrieved 2020-11-21.