Regillio Nooitmeer

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Regi Nooitmeer
Personal information
Full name Regillio Nooitmeer
Date of birth (1983-07-16) 16 July 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 2
Youth career
1994–2001 Sparta Rotterdam
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 Dordrecht 28 (0)
2004 Luzern 5 (0)
2005 VfR Aalen 5 (0)
2005–2006 Verbroedering Meerhout 12 (0)
2006 Xerxes 21 (1)
2006–2007 Neptunus 15 (2)
2007–2008 Galway United 42 (0)
2008–2009 Neptunus 29 (2)
2009–2010 Leonidas 17 (2)
2010–2011 Haka 43 (4)
2011 Birkirkara 1 (0)
2012 Leonidas 17 (0)
2013– Haka 25 (0)
National team
2003 Netherlands U21 3 (0)
2008 Haiti 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Regillio "Regi" Nooitmeer (born 16 July 1983 in Rotterdam) is a Dutch footballer of Haitian descent who plays for Finnish Veikkausliiga side FC Haka as a defender.[1]


He was released by Irish club Galway United of the League of Ireland, due to the club's financial difficulties. Nooitmeer joined Galway United in 2007 on a two-year deal.

In 2008, he was scheduled to move to Drogheda United. He agreed a two-year contract with the club but a heart condition was discovered in his medical with Drogheda. Nooitmeer was forced to retire temporarily from the game whilst undergoing extensive medical testing to prove the original diagnosis was incorrect. He has since been proven fully fit.

He returned to the Netherlands and signed with SC Neptunus Rotterdam.[2]

In 2010, he joined FC Haka in Finland. He had a great season and was one of the best defenders in the 2010 season. He is widely known for his speed,great tackling and his passion for the game. Regi is a Fans favourite.[3]

Nooitmeer has played centre-back, right-back, defensive midfield and as a right winger. He has also played left-back for Galway United.

He is 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) tall and weights 12 st 11 lb (81 kg)[4]

International career[edit]

In March 2008 he made his international debut for Haiti in a 3-1 loss to Ecuador.[5]

His international career was cut short by the mis-diagnosed heart condition.