Oktovianus Maniani

Oktovianus Maniani (born 27 October 1990 in Jayapura, Indonesia) is an Indonesian professional footballer who played for Persewar Waropen .[1] Popularly known simply as "Okto," he gained nationwide popularity in his early caps for the national team, mainly during the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup, where he is considered as one of the contributing players along with teammate Irfan Bachdim.[2] He is considered as one of ten Asia players that could hit in Europe by ESPN Soccernet.[3]

Oktovianus Maniani
Okto with Indonesia in 2010
Personal information
Full name Oktovianus Maniani
Date of birth (1990-10-27) 27 October 1990
Place of birth Jayapura, Indonesia
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Persewar Waropen
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 PSMS Medan 26 (3)
2009–2010 Persitara Jakarta Utara 13 (2)
2010–2011 Sriwijaya 32 (3)
2011–2012 Persiram Raja Ampat 19 (3)
2013 Persiba Bantul 16 (1)
2013–2014 Barito Putera 13 (1)
2014–2015 Perseru Serui 8 (2)
2015 Borneo 2 (0)
2016 Carsae 8 (6)
2016 Persiba Balikpapan 4 (0)
2016 Arema 12 (0)
2017 Madura 14 (6)
2018 Perserang Serang 16 (7)
2019– Persewar Waropen 14 (0)
National team
2005 Indonesia U15
2005 Indonesia U17
2011–2013 Indonesia U23 14 (0)
2010–2013 Indonesia 25 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:49, 8 April 2016 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 February 2013

Personal life

Okto was born in Jayapura, Papua, to Benjamin Maniani, a fisherman, and Dorince May, both indigenous Papuans. Okto spent his childhood helping his father fishing in the beach of Hamidi, Papua.[4] He is married to Meriam Magdalena Worumboy, and together they have 2 children, Benyamin Elia Maniani and Carien Christine Maniani.

Club career

On December 23, 2014, he signed with Pusamania Borneo.[5]

On January 30, 2016, he signed with Carsae.[6] But due to administrative problems, he just appeared four times and then he became free agent.

International career

His first cap for Indonesia was in a friendly match against Uruguay on 8 October 2010, where he played as a substitute. His well performance in the match led him being placed in the starting lineup by coach Alfred Riedl in another friendly game four days later against Maldives where he scored his first goal for the national team. After the 2010 AFF Suzuki Cup, Okto is part of the under-23 team which competed in the Pre-Olympic Tournament and the 2011 Southeast Asian Games.[7]

Career statistics


As of 8 April 2016
Club performance League National Cup League Cup Continental Total
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoals AppsGoals AppsGoals AppsGoals
2013Barito PuteraIndonesia Super League131---131
Total 131---131
2014Perseru SeruiIndonesia Super League82---82
Total 82---82
2015Pusamania BorneoIndonesia Super League20---20
Total 20---20
2016CarsaeLiga Futebol Amadora41---41
Total 41---41
Career total 274---274


Indonesia national team

Style of play

Okto is well known for his blistering pace and could easily exposed the opponent's defender via his powerful pace and speed.










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