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Mitra Kutai Kartanegara or Mitra Kukar is the only professional football club based in the city of Tenggarong, Kutai Kartanegara regency, in East Kalimantan province, Indonesia. This club is managed by a private company named PT Kutai Kartanegara Sport Mandiri.

Mitra Kukar has a nickname as the Barisan Kuat dan Kekar (Strong and Stocky Squad) and Naga Mekes (Ferocious Dragon). The club's home is the 35,000 capacity Aji Imbut Stadium in Tenggarong Seberang, where they have played since 2010.

The presence of Mitra Kukar FC itself can not be separated from the legendary club of NIAC Mitra from Surabaya or Mitra Surabaya and Mitra Kalteng Putra as well.

When Mitra Surabaya relegated to Divisi I Liga Indonesia in 1999, this club bought by the Barito Putra owner Mr. H. Sulaiman HB and moved it to the capital of Central Kalimantan province, Palangkaraya. Since then, Mitra Surabaya renamed as Mitra Kalteng Putra (MKP).

In 2001, Mitra Kalteng Putra relegated to Divisi II Liga Indonesia. But the club face financial problem to run the comptetition. Then, MKP moved to Tenggarong, East Kalimantan, with a loan status.

Under the management headed by Mr. Suryanto Anwar and Mr. Endri Erawan as Team Manager, Mitra Kalteng Putra renamed as Mitra Kukar when they play in Divisi II Liga Indonesia 2003. It takes just a year in Divisi II, Mitra Kukar promote to the Divisi I Liga Indonesia in 2004.

Since 2005, Mitra Kukar is officially owned by Kutai Kartanegara regency after the club was bought from Mr. Sulaiman HB at a price of IDR 1.5 billion. In this year, Mitra Kukar management put Mr. Sugiyanto as the chairman to replace Mr. Suryanto Anwar.

In 2007, Mitra Kukar promoted to the Divisi Utama, the country's second level competition, after finished at the top of Group IV in the Divisi I Liga Indonesia 2007. Unfottunately Mitra Kukar lost on penalties to Persikad Depok in semifinals.

Mitra Kukar played in the Divisi Utama since 2008. After struggling for 3 years in the Divisi Utama, Mitra Kukar finally advance to the top-level competition of Indonesian league after finished as the 3rd champion of Divisi Utama Liga Ti-Phone Indonesia 2010/2011.

Since 2003, until 2011, Mitra Kukar has been managed by several coaches such as Simon Eddy Badawi (2003), Hernan Godoy Clavito from Chile (2004), Solekan (2004), Vata Garcia Matanu from Angola (2005), former Indonesia coach Ivan Venkov Kolev from Bulgaria (2006), Sukardi (2006), Mustaqim (2007 and 2009), Jacksen F Tiago from Brazil (2008), Nus Yadera (2008), Benny Dolo (2010/2011) and Simon McMenemy (2011/2012). Now, Mitra Kukar managed by Swedish head coach, Stefan Hansson, former Myanmar national team head coach.



 
 
Klasemen ISL 2014
01Persebaya Surabaya17 12 3 2 40-10 36
02Persipura Jayapura17 9 8 0 26-11 35
03 Mitra Kukar 16 10 3 3 29-11 33
04Persela Lamongan17 7 4 6 24-27 25
05PSM Makassar17 6 4 7 17-21 22
06Persiba Balikpapan18 6 4 8 16-25 22
07Persepam Madura United16 6 3 7 24-28 21
08 Putra Samarinda17 5 5 7 26-20 20
09Persiram Raja Ampat18 5 5 8 14-18 20
10Perseru Serui17 4 4 9 16-27 16
11Persiba Bantul18 1 3 14 14-48 6

 
25 Agt 2014 15.15 WIT

Perseru Serui

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Mitra Kukar 

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   Mitra Kukar memastikan menjadi juara paroh musim Grup Timur setelah Persipura hanya bermain imbang 0-0 melawan Perseru Serui      Para pemain Mitra Kukar diliburkan setelah laga melawan Persiba Balikpapan dan akan segera berlatih pada 14 Mei 2014