Jakarta’s Persija star striker, Marko Simic must be able to accept the fact on allegations of unlawful acts against a woman. This moment occurred when the club nicknamed the Kemayoran Tigers wanted to make a flight to Australia to face Newcastle Jets continuing the Asian Champions League qualification.
As a result of these allegations, Simic can be held back in Australia because there will be a hearing from the country’s court. After submitting his passport, Simic is scheduled to undergo trial on April 9, 2019.
The match against the Jets at the McDonald Jones Stadium itself ended with Persija’s defeat with a landslide score 3-1. Indeed, Simic’s best game was not seen in the match, actually the Croatian-born player was briefly arrested by the Australian Federal Police at Sydney Airport in Denpasar.
The high-ranking Australian police were investigating the Simic case and had to face the police headquarters in Sydney in accusations of common assault and an act of indecency, aka accusations of assault and misconduct.
If proven guilty, Simic will be imprisoned. He was accompanied by a representative from the Indonesian Embassy in the court, and was given a temporary guarantee of parole. As for Simic’s quality football career, he has played in six Southeast Asian clubs in the past three years.
Total Simic has played with 10 clubs in his 10-year career in the world of football, he has played in the Latvian League, Poland and Hungary.