Hans Ooft

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Hans Ooft
Personal information
Full name Marius Johan Ooft
Date of birth (1947-06-27) June 27, 1947 (age 69)
Place of birth Netherlands
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964-1970 Feijenoord
Teams managed
1976 Netherlands Youth
1987-1988 Mazda
1992-1993 Japan
1994-1996 Júbilo Iwata
1998 Kyoto Purple Sanga
2002-2003 Urawa Red Diamonds
2008 Júbilo Iwata

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.


Marius Johan ("Hans") Ooft is a Dutch former football player and manager who became the first foreigner to head the Japanese football team.[1] Under Ooft, Japan won the Asian Championship for the first time in 1992 but was fired a year later for failing to qualify them for the World Cup in a crucial match against Iraq.[2]

Managerial statistics[edit]

[3]

Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Júbilo Iwata 1994 1996 126 68 0 58 53.97
Kyoto Purple Sanga 1998 1998 12 3 0 9 25.00
Urawa Reds 2002 2003 60 26 10 24 43.33
Júbilo Iwata 2008 2008 11 3 2 6 27.27
Total 209 100 12 97 47.85

Honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mubarak, Hassanin (2003-09-25). "Japan National Team Coaches". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  2. ^ Yoon, Hyung-Jin (2005-07-03). "Asian Nations Cup 1992 Final Tournament - Full Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-07-17. 
  3. ^ J.League Data Site(Japanese)