Kees Kist

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Kees Kist
Kees Kist 1982.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1952-08-07) 7 August 1952 (age 66)
Place of birth Steenwijk, Netherlands
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1970–1972 SC Heerenveen 0 (0)
1972–1982 AZ 323 (196)
1982–1983 Paris Saint-Germain 34 (12)
1983–1984 FC Mulhouse 27 (10)
1984–1985 AZ 49 (15)
1985–1987 SC Heerenveen 39 (17)
Total 472 (250)
National team
1975–1980 Netherlands 21 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Cornelis "Kees" Kist (born 7 August 1952 in Steenwijk) is a retired football striker from the Netherlands.

Career[edit]

Footballer[edit]

Kist obtained 21 caps for his national team, in which he scored four goals, in the years 1975–1980.

He played for SC Heerenveen (1970–1972), AZ '67 (1972–1982), winning the Dutch title in 1981, Paris Saint-Germain (1982–1983), FC Mulhouse (1983–1984), AZ (1984–1986), and returned for his last season to SC Heerenveen.

Kist scored 259 goals in 441 games for AZ. He made 212 of these goals while AZ Alkmaar was in the highest division (eredivisie), which puts him in fourth place on the all-time leaders list, behind Willy van der Kuijlen, Ruud Geels and Johan Cruijff.[citation needed]

Manager[edit]

From 2000 through 2005 he managed HSV Hoek. In 2009–2010 he coached VV Tolbert.

Honors[edit]

He was the Eredivisie top scorer in 1978-79 (34 goals for AZ) and 1979-80. He was the first Dutch player to win the European Golden Boot in 1979.

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