The Sports Law Opens Up Opportunities for Supporters to Own Shares in Clubs

Jakarta, IDN Times – The Sporting Law provides an opportunity for supporters to own shares in their favorite club. This was promised directly by the Chairman of Commission X DPR RI, Syaiful Huda.

In the Down-Drink Discussion event held by PSSI Pers, Tuesday (8/3/2022), Syaiful asked the club to prioritize supporters to have shares in the club, especially clubs that had an IPO (initial public offering). However, it all depends on the agreement of both parties.

“We call it this, the club that has an IPO must prioritize the purchase of shares to supporters, before being offered to other entities,” said Syaiful at Twin House Blok M, Jakarta.

1. There must be a joint initiative of the club and the fans

The Sports Law Opens Up Opportunities for Supporters to Own Shares in ClubsIDN Times/Galih Persiana

Syaiful The Sporting Law will basically make the involvement of supporters in the club more pronounced. So, they are not only treated as consumers, but also owners.

“With joint initiatives, clubs and supporters can build commitment in the context of the involvement of supporters in the club,” said Syaiful.

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2. The Sports Law also helps supporters build relationships with clubs

The Sports Law Opens Up Opportunities for Supporters to Own Shares in ClubsBonek Action in front of the Grahadi State Building, Surabaya. IDN Times/Ardiansyah Fajar.

Syaiful also said that the Sports Law could help supporters build relationships with clubs. So, supporters who are not well organized will be bridged by this Law in conveying their aspirations to the club.

“Meanwhile, for supporters who do not have good management, because of their long history with their respective clubs, this law is an effort to build relationships with clubs,” said Syaiful.

3. Syaiful encourages supporters to organize

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The Sports Law recognizes the existence of supporters as part of the national sports industry. However, Syaiful asked the group of supporters to organize, so that later the division of shares with the club would be clear.

“We are optimistic that we can encourage groups of supporters to organize, such as The Jakmania. The spirit is to strengthen the sense of belonging to the club for the common good,” said Syaiful.

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