Kiran Bechan

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Kiran Bechan
Personal information
Full name Winand Kiran Madhankumar Bechan
Date of birth (1982-09-12) 12 September 1982 (age 35)
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
SV Amstelland United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2004 Ajax 1 (0)
2003–2004 Sparta (loan) 48 (9)
2005–2006 Groningen 18 (0)
2006–2007 Den Bosch (loan) 37 (9)
2007–2008 Hércules 9 (1)
2008–2009 Emmen 24 (3)
2009–2010 Ermis Aradippou 6 (0)
2010–2011 Muaither SC 15 (8)
2011 FC Atyrau 24 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 August 2015

Winand Kiran Madhankumar Bechan (born 12 September 1982 in Amsterdam), simply known as Kiran Bechan, is a Dutch retired professional football midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Bechan was a product of the Ajax football academy and made his senior debut on 1 April 2001 against Roda JC. He did not make the grade at Ajax and was loaned to Sparta in January 2003,[1] only to be recalled by Ajax and sold to FC Groningen in November 2004.[2] He was then sent on loan to FC Den Bosch in summer 2006[3] and in summer 2007 Bechan was released by Groningen and moved abroad to join Spanish side Hércules Alicante,[4] where his contract was cancelled by mutual consent. He then returned to Holland to play for Eerste Divisie club Emmen.[5]

He tried his luck abroad once more when he joined Ermis Aradippou of Cyprus and he had a season at Muaither SC in Qatar. After spending time at Kazakh side FC Atyrau, Bechan retired when he could not find a new club.


  1. ^ Ajax leent Bechan uit aan Sparta - Voetbal International (in Dutch)
  2. ^ Kiran Bechan per direct naar FC Groningen - Ajax (in Dutch)
  3. ^ FC Den Bosch huurt Kiran Bechan - Omroep Brabant (in Dutch)
  4. ^ Kiran Bechan verhuist naar Alicante - RTV Noord Holland (in Dutch)
  5. ^ Kiran Bechan tekent bij FC Emmen - Rijmond (in Dutch)

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