Mart Nooij

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Mart Nooij
Personal information
Full name Martinus Ignatius Nooij [1]
Date of birth (1954-06-03) June 3, 1954 (age 63)
Place of birth Heemskerk, Netherlands
Teams managed
Years Team
2003 Burkina Faso U20
2007–2011 Mozambique
2012 Santos Cape Town
2013–2014 Saint George
2014–2015 Tanzania

Martinus Ignatius "Mart" Nooij (born July 3, 1954) is a Dutch football manager.

Career[edit]

Nooij became a development trainer at the Royal Dutch Football Association. He worked for EVC 1913 in the United States and Kazakhstan.[2] He was manager of the Burkina Faso U-20 team at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship. In 2004, he was temporarily assistant-coach at Dutch side FC Volendam.

In 2007, he was appointed head coach of the Mozambique national football team.[3] As the manager of Mozambique he qualified the squad for the 2010 African Cup of Nations following a 12-year hiatus from the tournament finals. Mozambique finished bottom of their group with one draw and two losses.[4] After failing to reach the 2012 African Cup of Nations, Nooij resigned from his managerial position in September 2011.[5][6] He was replaced by German coach Gert Engels.[7]

On 19 April 2012, he was named as the head coach of Premier Soccer League side Santos,[8] but was sacked 18 December 2012.[9]

In November 2013, Nooij became the head coach of the Ethiopian side Saint George[10] and five months later, he accepted the head coaching job of Tanzania on 25 April 2014.[11][12] He was sacked in June 2015.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA World Player Gala 2007" (PDF). FIFA. 2007. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Foto album" [Photo Album]. voetbal-clubs.nl (in Dutch). 5 July 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mart Nooij é o novo seleccionador de Moçambique" [Mart Nooij is the new coach of Mozambique]. Record (in Portuguese). 7 February 2007. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "CAN 2010". ZeroZero (in Portuguese). 5 July 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Moçambique rescinde com Mart Nooij" [Mozambique terminates with Mart Nooij]. Record (in Portuguese). 21 September 2011. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Mozambique cancel contract of Dutch coach Nooij". BBC Sport. 23 September 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "Gert Engels é o novo selecionador moçambicano" [Gert Engels is the new Mozambican manager]. Record (in Portuguese). 12 October 2011. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "Nooij to coach Santos". Kick Off. 19 April 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "Santos axe coach Nooij". SuperSport. 18 December 2012. 
  10. ^ "St. George appoint Mart Nooij". SuperSport. 19 November 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  11. ^ "Tanzania hire Dutch tactician". SuperSport. 25 April 2014. Retrieved 25 April 2014. 
  12. ^ Andrew Jackson Oryada (27 April 2014). "Mart Nooij appointed as head coach of Tanzania's Taifa Stars". BBC Sport. Retrieved 27 April 2014. 
  13. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33181710

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