Michael Essien recently signed for Persib Bandung on a 12-month contract with the option for a further year to continue his playing career in the emerging league in Indonesia. Upon his arrival at the club he said: ‘Thank you for bringing me here. I’m excited and want to give my best. I hope I am the prelude to other world players moving to Indonesia. Hopefully this is a good beginning for Indonesian football and also for Persib." The 34-year-old during his time at Chelsea won two Premier League titles, four FA Cups and a League Cup and a Champions League but has been without a club since he left Panathinaikos in 2016. The Ghanaian who was a midfield veteran moved to Asia as his playing career draws to an end and marked his debut with a goal. Thing turn sour when Essien presume that the ball was deliberately lashed at him by Yabes Roni who happens to be an opponent The Ghanaian midfielder lost his cool after he was hit by the ball at the back of his leg when Bali United’s player Yabes Roni struck the ball, the enraged Essien gave surprisingly gave him a hot chase. Incredibly, Roni was sent off while Essien escaped with a talking-to by the referee.