Cees van Kooten

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Cees van Kooten
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Cees van Kooten and Ben Wijnstekers (right) at Schiphol, 27 April 1981
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
1970–1971 FC Utrecht
1971–1972 Lille
1971–1976 Telstar
1976–1982 Go Ahead Eagles
1983–1985 PEC Zwolle
National team
1981–1983 Netherlands 9 (4)
Teams managed
1994–1995 NEC
1996 RKC
* 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] He died of cancer in 2015.[2]

With 79 goals in six seasons he was the topscorer of Go Ahead Eagles.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Eagles-icoon Van Kooten overleden" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Omroep Stichting. 24 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Cees van Kooten overleden". De Telegraaf (in Dutch). 24 August 2015. Retrieved 24 August 2015.

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