Otto Bonsema

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Otto Bonsema
Personal information
Full name Johan Otto Bonsema
Date of birth (1909-11-03)November 3, 1909
Place of birth Groningen, Netherlands
Date of death March 27, 1994(1994-03-27) (aged 84)
Place of death Groningen, Netherlands
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928–1937 Velocitas 1897
1937–1942 GVAV
National team
1932–1939 Netherlands 6 (3[1])
Teams managed
1945 SC Heerenveen
1948–1962 GVAV
1962–1966 BV Veendam
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Otto Bonsema (3 November 1909 in Groningen – 27 March 1994 in Groningen) is an association football player manager from the Netherlands.

Playing career[edit]


He played for the Velocitas 1897 senior team from the 1929/30 season and won the 1934 KNVB Cup with the club. He moved to city rivals GVAV in 1937. [2]


Bonsema made his debut for the Netherlands in a May 1932 friendly match against Czechoslovakia and earned a total of 6 caps, scoring 3 goals. His final international was an April 1939 friendly against Belgium.[3]

Managerial career[edit]

He coached SC Heerenveen, GVAV,[4] BV Veendam.[5]


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