De Treffers

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De Treffers
De Treffers logo.png
Full name De Treffers
Founded 1919
Ground Sportpark Zuid
Groesbeek
Ground Capacity 4,700
Chairman Netherlands Bert Janssen
Manager Netherlands Anton Janssen
League Tweede Divisie
2015–16 4th, Sunday Topklasse

De Treffers is an amateur football club from Groesbeek, Netherlands. The club is plays in the Tweede Divisie, a semi-professional league and the third tier of Dutch football.

History[edit]

It was founded in 1919, and its first chairman was Jan Piepenbreier. De Treffers has been a member of the Royal Dutch Football Association since around 1930. In the seasons 1935-1936 and 1936-1937 it was champion of the eastern district of the Eerste Klasse (First amateur league), at the time the highest league in Dutch amateur football. In both seasons De Treffers failed to win the national amateur championship.

After the Second World War De Treffers performed not as well. In the 1961-1962 season De Treffers was promoted from Derde Klasse (Third amateur league) to Tweede Klasse (Second amateur league). From 1963 to 1974, with the exception of the 1971-1972 season, De Treffers played in the Eerste Klasse (First amateur league).

From 1974 to 2010, De Treffers participated in the Sunday Hoofdklasse. De Treffers were the only team to play so constantly in the Hoofdklasse during these years. The football club has won the district championship of the Hoofdklasse six times (in 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1998, and 2005). In 1988, 1991, and 1998 De Treffers also won the Sunday amateur championships, and in 1991 and 1998 De Treffers became champion of Dutch amateur football in general.

In 2010 it promoted to the Topklasse. Since 2016 De Treffers plays in the Tweede Divisie.

Current squad[edit]

As of 1 February 2017

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Netherlands GK Niels Kornelis
2 Netherlands DF Frenk Keukens
3 Netherlands DF Bram Eltink
4 Netherlands DF Joris Janssen
5 Netherlands DF Bryan Sirvania
6 Netherlands MF Twan Smits
7 Netherlands DF Jan Willem Stronks
8 Netherlands MF Robin Janssen
9 Netherlands FW Wesley Meeuwsen
10 Netherlands MF Rick Verbeek
No. Position Player
11 Netherlands FW Coen Maertzdorf
14 Netherlands MF Daniël van Straaten
16 Netherlands FW Hafid Sarkouk
17 Netherlands FW Luuk Langeveld
18 Netherlands MF Gijs Oteman
19 Netherlands FW Bas Hendriks
20 Netherlands FW Remy Raterink
21 Netherlands FW Nick de Bondt
22 Netherlands GK Jordy van de Kracht
23 Netherlands DF Pim Balkestein

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