Cees van Kooten

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Cees van Kooten
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Personal information
Full name Cornelis van Kooten
Date of birth (1948-08-20)20 August 1948
Place of birth Alblasserdam, Netherlands
Date of death 24 August 2015(2015-08-24) (aged 67)
Place of death Deventer, Netherlands
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1970 Hermes-DVS Schiedam
1970–1971 FC Utrecht
1971–1972 Lille OSC
1971–1976 Telstar
1976–1982 Go Ahead Eagles
1983–1985 PEC Zwolle
National team
1981–1983 Netherlands 9 (4)
Teams managed
1994–1995 NEC Nijmegen
1996 RKC Waalwijk
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Cees van Kooten (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkeːs fɑn ˈkoːtə(n)]; 20 August 1948 – 24 August 2015) was a Dutch former international football striker. After his career he became a football manager, he retired after a heart attack.[1]

van Kooten died of esophageal cancer at the age of 67.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Eagles-icoon Van Kooten overleden" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Omroep Stichting. 24 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  2. "Cees van Kooten overleden" (in Dutch). De Telegraaf. 24 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)