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 72)
Place of birth Rotterdam [1]
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1967 Feyenoord U21
1967–1970 SC Veendam
1970–1974 SC Cambuur
1974–1975 SC Heerenveen
Teams managed
1976 Netherlands Youth
1987–1988 Mazda
1992–1993 Japan
1994–1996 Júbilo Iwata
1998 Kyoto Purple Sanga
2002–2003 Urawa Reds
2008 Júbilo Iwata
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Marius Johan ("Hans") Ooft (born 1947) is a Dutch former football player and manager who became the first foreigner to head the Japanese football team.[2] 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 1994 World Cup in a crucial match against Iraq.[3]

Managerial statistics[edit]

[4]

Team From To Record
G W D L Win %
Júbilo Iwata 1994 1996 126 68 0 58 053.97
Kyoto Purple Sanga 1998 1998 12 3 0 9 025.00
Urawa Reds 2002 2003 60 26 10 24 043.33
Júbilo Iwata 2008 2008 11 3 2 6 027.27
Total 209 100 12 97 047.85

Honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marius Johan OOFT at the Japan Football Hall of Fame
  2. ^ Mubarak, Hassanin (2003-09-25). "Japan National Team Coaches". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-07-17.
  3. ^ Yoon, Hyung-Jin (2005-07-03). "Asian Nations Cup 1992 Final Tournament - Full Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 2009-07-17.
  4. ^ J.League Data Site(in Japanese)

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