Frits Soetekouw

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Frits Soetekouw
Frits Soetekouw.jpg
Soetekouw in August 1968
Personal information
Date of birth (1938-06-16) 16 June 1938 (age 83)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date of death 3 May 2019(2019-05-03) (aged 80)
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1961–1963 De Volewijckers 57 (5)
1963–1964 Heracles 13 (0)
1964–1967 Ajax 86 (2)
1967–1968 Eindhoven 32 (0)
1968–1971 DWS 88 (0)
Total 276 (7)
National team
1962 Netherlands 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Frits Soetekouw (6 June 1938 – 3 May 2019) was a Dutch footballer. He was born in Amsterdam, North Holland.

Soetekouw played as a defender at club level between 1961 and 1971. He played for De Volewijckers, Heracles, Ajax, Eindhoven and DWS. He was the captain of Ajax for a short time.[1] He captained the side in their 5–1 win against Liverpool in 1966.[2] He also once appeared for the Netherlands national team in 1962.[3]

Soetekouw died on 3 May 2019, at the age of 80.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Altijd Ajacied: Frits Soetekouw" (in Dutch). Ajax. 3 August 2015. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  2. "UEFA Champions League 1966/67 - History - Ajax-Liverpool". UEFA. Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  3. "Frits Soetekouw". Ajax-Info (in Dutch). Retrieved 27 February 2017.
  4. "Mistwedstrijd-aanvoerder Soetekouw (80) overleden" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Omroep Stichting. 3 May 2019. Retrieved 3 May 2019.

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