It’s hard to play at night, new players can sleep at dawn – timetable League 1 the 2021-2022 season often presents matches at night.

The night match in the fourth series of Liga 1 which took place centrally in Bali, turned out to be very difficult for players to live.

The time difference between Western Indonesia (WIB) and Central (WITA) made the match start later than usual.

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For example, the most nightly competition in the 19th town network of League 1 between Persebaya Surabaya vs PSM Makassar, Friday (14/1/2022), will be held at 20.45 WIB.

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If it is adjusted to Bali time (WITA), the new match will take place at 21.45.

After that, the match will automatically end around 23:45 WITA.

Representatives from both teams then have to undergo a press conference session which is usually held after the match.

The press conference session is estimated to be finished at 00.00 WITA or even later.

Players and coaches usually still have to conduct closing briefings before or after the press conference.

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Not to mention the players need to change clothes before leaving the stadium.

As a result, it is estimated that players, coaches and staff from each team can only leave the stadium at around 01.00 WITA.

This is based on the observations of after being directly present at the Ngurah Rai Stadium to watch the Persib Bandung vs Bali United match, Thursday 13/1/2022),

It turned out that this situation affected the players’ rest time in the middle of the fourth series of the 2021-2022 Liga 1 series in Bali.

Players also admitted that it was difficult to sleep when they got the most nightly match schedule while on the Island of the Gods.

Bhayangkara FC players, Andik Vermansah, became one of the players who acknowledged this.

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photo" data-photolink="" style=" max-width: 100% ; width:780px "> RAHAYU Bhayangkara Solo FC player Andik Vermansah was closely guarded by Borneo FC players during the 2021 Menpora Cup group B stage which ended with a 1-0 score at Kanjuruhan Stadium, Malang Regency, East Java, Monday (22/03/2021) afternoon.

In the fourth series of League 1 in Bali, Andik together Bhayangkara FC had got the last match schedule, which was when they met Arema FC on the 18th week, Sunday (9/1/2022).

At that time, the match Bhayangkara FC vs. Arema FC had just finished around 22.30 WIB or 23.30 WITA.

After the match, Andik Vermansyah admitted that he had trouble sleeping. In fact, he can only sleep around 03.00 WITA or after the dawn service.

“Wow, it’s hard to sleep. It can (just sleep) at 3 o’clock, sometimes after dawn,” Andik Vermansah told, Saturday (15/1/2022).

“Because before the match, his job is to sleep all the time. Wake up just to eat and meeting. wake up at 9, recovery, continue to sleep again,” said Andik.

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In order to get around the sleeping hours, Andik and his team have their own way, namely by soaking in ice water and drinking vitamins.

This is done to speed up recovery in the middle of erratic sleep hours.

“So fast recovery, bathe in ice water and take vitamins,” Andik explained.

Is it okay to play ball or work out until midnight?

Borneo FC team doctor, Muhammad Yusuf Zulfikar, has shared his knowledge about playing football or exercising until midnight.

According to Muhammad Yusuf Zulfikar, for ordinary people (not athletes), playing football until midnight is not recommended.

What’s more, for those who have worked non-stop from morning to evening.

“For ordinary people, from morning to evening he works, there is no rest, continuing to play football until midnight is actually not recommended,” Zulfikar told

“Because, at night, the body’s rhythm must be in the relaxation stage to rest, considering that from morning to evening we have been working with high intensity,” he added.

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Furthermore, Zulfikar revealed the ideal time to exercise.

“At 9 or 10 pm, the body must rest. We also need adequate rest. If you want to exercise, the most appropriate time is morning and evening. If it is midnight, it is not recommended,” said Zulfikar.

“It’s just that some people don’t have time at that time. So, we have to take care of our bodies. We who know our own power, when we’re too tired, don’t force it. Yes, just sweating is not a problem, but it’s not recommended until midday. night,” Zulfikar explained.

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