Navarone Foor

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Navarone Foor
Navarone-foor-1335878879.png
Foor in 2012.
Personal information
Full name Navarone Foor
Date of birth (1992-02-04) 4 February 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth Opheusden, Netherlands
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Ittihad Kalba
Number 7
Youth career
0000–2009 Opheusden
2009–2011 NEC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2016 NEC 154 (15)
2016–2020 Vitesse 89 (14)
2016 Jong Vitesse 1 (0)
2020– Ittihad Kalba 0 (0)
National team
2011 Netherlands U19 1 (0)
2012–2013 Netherlands U20 8 (1)
2012 Netherlands U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 August 2019

Navarone Foor (born 4 February 1992) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a winger for Ittihad Kalba in the UAE Pro League.

Club career[edit]

NEC Nijmegen[edit]

Born in Opheusden, left local side Opheusden in 2009 to join NEC. On 6 August 2011, Foor made his NEC Nijmegen debut in a 2–2 draw with Heerenveen, in which he replaced Lasse Schöne in the 79th minute.[1] On 10 September 2011, Foor was given his first NEC Nijmegen start against local rivals De Graafschap. The game resulted in a 1–0 victory for De Graafschap and Foor lasted until the 71st minute before being replaced by Manchester City loanee Abdisalam Ibrahim.[2] On 22 April 2012, Foor scored his first NEC goal in a 2–1 defeat against PSV.[3] On 10 May 2012, Foor continued his impressive form with a goal against fierce rivals Vitesse, which eventually finished as a 3–2 victory for NEC Nijmegen.[4]

Foor quickly became a fan favourite for NEC with his consistent performances spread over five years at the club. Foor played a big part in NEC's Eerste Divisie triumph, in which he netted seven times on thirty seven occasions.[5] Foor went on to make 154 league appearances for NEC Nijmegen and netting on fifteen occasions.

Vitesse[edit]

On 13 May 2016, Foor joined fierce rivals Vitesse on a four-year deal on a free transfer after his contract expired at NEC.[6] On 11 September 2016, Foor made his Vitesse debut in a 1–0 away defeat to Ajax, featuring for 64 minutes before being replaced by Nathan.[7] On 23 October 2016, Foor scored his first goal for Vitesse in a 1–1 draw against his former club NEC Nijmegen, opening the scoring in the 38th minute.[8]

He played as Vitesse won the final of the KNVB Beker 2-0 against AZ Alkmaar on 30 April 2017 to help the club, 3-time runners up, to the title for the first time in its 125-year history.[9][10]

Ittihad Kalba[edit]

On 3 February 2020, Ittihad Kalba has signed Foor from Vitesse.[11]

International career[edit]

Foor has represented Netherlands at under-19, under-20 and under-21 level. Foor is also eligible to represent Indonesia at international level through his family's Moluccan background.

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 20 December 2018.[5]
Club Season League KNVB Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
NEC 2011–12 Eredivisie 30 2 3 0 33 2
2012–13 Eredivisie 29 0 1 0 30 0
2013–14 Eredivisie 24 2 4 1 0 0 28 3
2014–15 Eerste Divisie 37 7 2 0 39 7
2015–16 Eredivisie 34 4 3 1 37 5
Total 154 15 13 2 0 0 167 17
Vitesse 2016–17 Eredivisie 29 6 5 0 34 6
2017–18 Eredivisie 30 3 1 0 5[a] 0 5[b] 0 41 3
2018–19 Eredivisie 16 1 3 0 4[a] 0 23 1
Total 75 10 9 0 9 0 5 0 98 10
Career total 229 25 22 2 9 0 5 0 265 27
  1. ^ a b Appearance(s) in UEFA Europa League
  2. ^ One appearance in Johan Cruyff Shield, four in Eredivisie European play-offs

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heerenveen vs. NEC". Soccerway. 6 August 2011.
  2. ^ "De Graafschap vs. NEC". Soccerway. 10 September 2011.
  3. ^ "PSV vs. NEC". Soccerway. 22 April 2012.
  4. ^ "NEC vs. Vitesse". Soccerway. 10 May 2012.
  5. ^ a b "N. Foor". Soccerway.
  6. ^ "Foor signs four-year contract". Vitesse. 13 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Ajax vs. Vitesse". Soccerway. 11 September 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  8. ^ "NEC vs. Vitesse". Soccerway. 23 October 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  9. ^ https://www.reuters.com/article/amp/idUKKBN17W0PR
  10. ^ http://www.espn.co.uk/football/lineups?gameId=475656
  11. ^ Ittihad Kalba is officially signed by Navarone Foor

External links[edit]