Abe Knoop

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Abe Knoop
Personal information
Full name Abe Knoop
Date of birth (1963-08-28) 28 August 1963 (age 55)
Place of birth Willemstad, Netherlands Antilles
(now Curaçao)
Height 1,87
Playing position Goalkeeping coach (former Goalkeeper)
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1984 Feyenoord 1 (0)
1984–1985 NSVV
1985–1986 Vv Barendrecht
1986–1987 Sparta Rotterdam 0 (0)
1987–1990 FC Wageningen 94 (0)
1990 AFC Ajax
1991 Neptunus
1991–1998 Vitesse Arnhem 14 (0)
Total 109 (0)
Teams managed
1998–2005 Vitesse Arnhem (goalkeeping coach)
2005–2006 S.L. Benfica (goalkeeping coach)
2006–2007 Al-Jazira (goalkeeping coach)
2009–2010 Iran (goalkeeping coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Abe Knoop (born 28 August 1963 in Curaçao) is a Dutch professional football goalkeeping coach. He is currently the goalkeeping coach of the Iran national football team under the wing of Afshin Ghotbi.[1]

During his playing career, Knoop was primarily used as a reserve goalkeeper, but he made a few Eredivisie appearances for Feyenoord and Vitesse Arnhem.[2]


  1. ^ "Knoop volgt Roorda op als keeperstrainer bij jeugd PSV". www.soccernews.nl. Retrieved 2016-03-18.
  2. ^ "Abe Knoop" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 2010-03-19.