Bali United coach Stefano Cugurra revealed the reason for Stefano Lilipaly’s departure.
As is known, Stefano Lilipaly chose to leave Bali United on 6 May.
Stefano Lilipaly’s decision had raised questions.
The reason is, the player did not explain the reason for leaving the team he had defended for approximately five years.
Stefano Lilipaly only said his goodbyes while remembering all the achievements he has made with Bali United.
For information, this 32-year-old player with Bali United has collected two Liga 1 titles.
To be precise, the 2019 League 1 and the 2021-2022 League 1.
“I just want to say thank you to all the fans for your support and love during my 5 years here,” said Stefano Lilipaly, reported by BolaSport.com from the club’s official website.
“We share many beautiful moments together and I am happy to be part of such a great club, but every story has a beginning and every story has an ending.”
“I also want to say that my story ends here for now.”
“I wish the club success in the future, hopefully we will meet again soon and thank you for everything.”
The departure of Stefano Lilipaly then received a response from the CEO of Bali United, Yabes Tanuri.
However, Yabes Tanuri also did not reveal the reasons for Stefano Lilipaly’s departure.
Yabes just wants to thank Stefano Lilipaly for the dedication that has been given to Bali United.
“On behalf of the big family of Bali United, I would like to thank Stefano Lilipaly for his dedication and struggle with Serdadu Tridatu for the last 5 years,” said Yabes Tanuri.
“As one of the players who brought Bali United into Back to Back Champions League 1 in 2019 and 2021/2022.”
“Of course, we really appreciate Stefano’s real contribution, we are that the moments with Fano will always be remembered by Semeton Bali, we wish Fano success in the future,” he said.
Not long after, it was the Bali United coach, Stefano Cugurra, who spoke up.
In this case, the coach who is often called Teco revealed a few leaks regarding the reason for Stefano Lilipaly’s departure.
According to him, the player did not find an agreement when getting a contract extension from Bali United.
Just like Yabes Tanuri, Teco also thanks Stefano Lilipaly.
“He (Fano) did not find a deal with the team,” said Teco, as reported by BolaSport.com from Tribun Bali.
“I have to thank you for the good cooperation with Fano, being able to get 2 trophies,” he said.