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Indonesian tycoon-owned Tranmere Rovers keep promotion hopes alive

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Lukito Wanandi (left) and Wandi Wanandi of Indonesia's Santini Group pose in front of England's Tranmere Rovers bleachers in this undated photo file. Santini Group, belonging to Wandi, Lukito and Paulus Wanandi, has a stake in Rovers.(Tranmere Rovers/Handout)
News Desk (The Jakarta Post)
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Jakarta   ●   Wed, February 3, 2021

English League Two soccer club Tranmere Rovers are striving to earn promotion after winning four consecutive matches, earning them 41 points and securing fifth position on the leaderboard.

The team, also known as the Super White Army, is four points below leader Cambridge United.

In its previous four matches, Rovers defeated Forest Green, Bolton Wanderers, Harrogate Town and Morecambe. In total, the team has collected 12 wins, five draws and eight losses.

Apart from having a chance to be promoted to England’s third-tier League One, the Keith Hill-led squad is also aiming to win the Papa John’s Trophy. Rovers booked a semifinal spot in the tournament after outplaying Peterborough United at Prenton Park in Merseyside, England, on Tuesday.

Danny Lloyd, who opened the scoring against former side Peterborough with a first-half free-kick, ...

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