Prince Rajcomar

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Prince Rajcomar
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Personal information
Full name Prince Linval Reuben Rajcomar[1]
Date of birth (1985-04-25) 25 April 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Maastricht, Netherlands
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
KFC Oosterzonen
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Fortuna Sittard 50 (8)
2004–2005 FC Utrecht 26 (6)
2005–2006 Den Bosch 37 (11)
2006–2009 Breiðablik 34 (19)
2009 KR Reykjavík 15 (7)
2009–2012 Zalaegerszeg 37 (14)
2011–2012 MVV Maastricht (loan) 33 (16)
2012–2013 Fortuna Sittard 30 (7)
2013–2014 VVV-Venlo 33 (5)
2015 BEC Tero Sasana 10 (6)
2015–2016 MVV Maastricht 9 (4)
2016 Poli Timișoara 5 (2)
2017– KFC Oosterzonen 4 (0)
National team
1999–2006 Netherlands 14-21 16 (16)
2014– Curaçao 9 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 March 2017 (UTC).

Prince Linval Reuben Mathilda Rajcomar (born 25 April 1985 in Maastricht) is a Curaçaoan footballer[2][3] who plays as a striker for KFC Oosterzonen.

Club career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Prince made his debut for Fortuna Sittard against FC Eindhoven on 16 August 2002.[4] He then went on to play for FC Utrecht and Den Bosch.

Breiðablik[edit]

On 27 February 2007 Rajcomar signed a one-year contract with Icelandic club Breiðablik.[5]

At the end of the 2007 season he signed a two-year contract extension with Breidablik.

Valur, then champions of Iceland, made an approach to sign Rajcomar during the 2008 transfer window, but Breiðablik UBK declined, saying he was not for sale.[6]

Rajcomar lost his place in the Breiðablik UBK side in the second half of the 2008 season, and has been linked with a move away from the club.[7] In October 2008, he joined Swedish club Örebro SK for a trial, hoping to secure a transfer.[8]

KR Reykjavik[edit]

Rajcomar was released by Breiðablik on 2 February 2009, and signed for Icelandic club KR Reykjavík on 5 February. He signed a 2-year contract with KR Reykjavík. Rajcomar was released from his contract with KR before the closing of the transfer window in August 2009.

He was due to go on trial with English League One side Southend United having been recommended to the Essex side,[9] however he missed his flight from Germany to the UK after turning up at the wrong airport and missed out on the opportunity.

Zalaegerszegi TE[edit]

On 7 September 2009, Rajcomar signed a contract with Hungarian outfit Zalaegerszegi TE after missing the opportunity to play in England for Southend United. In his first match for Zalaegerszeg, he caused a sensation by scoring a goal, and being booked with a red card.

International career[edit]

Prince was part of the Netherlands squad for the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship.

In September 2014, Rajcomar was called up for the first time to the senior Curaçaoan national team, to take part at the Caribbean Cup qualification campaign. He scored his first goal on the 3rd[10][clarification needed], against Puerto Rico.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Curaçao's goal tally first.[11]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 3 September 2014 Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium, Bayamón, Puerto Rico  Puerto Rico 1–2 2–2 2014 Caribbean Cup qualification
2. 5 September 2014 Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium, Bayamón, Puerto Rico  Grenada 1–1 2–1 2014 Caribbean Cup qualification
3. 13 November 2014 Montego Bay Sports Complex, Montego Bay, Jamaica  Cuba 1–1 2–3 2014 Caribbean Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prince Rajcomar". Worldfootball.net. 
  2. ^ "Interview: Bob Houghton". Indianfootball.com. Archived from the original on 12 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Reviving international-level soccer in India". Ultra Brown. Archived from the original on 27 November 2007. 
  4. ^ "Prince Rajcomar profile". Ronald Zwiers. 
  5. ^ "Prince Rajcomar í Breiðablik (Staðfest) (Prince signs for Breiðablik)" (in Icelandic). Fotbolti.net. 27 February 2007. 
  6. ^ "Breiðablik hafnaði ósk Vals um að fá Prince Rajcomar (Breiðablik reject approach for Rajcomar)" (in Icelandic). Fotbolti.net. 15 July 2008. 
  7. ^ "Prince Rajcomar vill yfirgefa Breiðablik (Rajcomar want to leave Breiðablik)" (in Icelandic). Fotbolti.net. 11 October 2008. 
  8. ^ "Prince Rajcomar til reynslu hjá Örebro (Rajcomar joins Örebro on trial)" (in Icelandic). Fotbolti.net. 29 October 2008. 
  9. ^ "Prince in trial to become King". Southend United FC. 15 September 2009. 
  10. ^ Puerto Rico vs Curacao ends in draw
  11. ^ "Rajcomar, Prince". National Football Teams. Retrieved 7 March 2017. 

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