René Eijkelkamp

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René Eijkelkamp
Marco van Basten, Rene Eijkelkamp 1989.jpg
Marco van Basten and Rene Eijkelkamp, 1989
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-04-06) 6 April 1964 (age 53)
Place of birth Dalfsen, Netherlands
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
PSV Eindhoven
(Assistant manager)
Netherlands national football team
(Assistant manager)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1986 Go Ahead Eagles 116 (28)
1986–1990 FC Groningen 121 (47)
1990–1993 KV Mechelen 93 (28)
1993–1995 Club Bruges 53 (14)
1995–1997 PSV 44 (12)
1997–1999 Schalke 04 44 (6)
National team
1988–1995 Netherlands 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

René Antonius Maria Eijkelkamp (born 6 April 1964 in Dalfsen) is a retired football forward from the Netherlands,[1] who is the current assistant coach at PSV Eindhoven and is also an assistant coach with the Netherlands national football team. He started his professional career in the 1981–82 season at Go Ahead Eagles in Deventer, where he stayed for five seasons.

The tall striker then moved to FC Groningen (1986–1990), KV Mechelen (1990–1993), Club Brugge (1993–1995) and PSV Eindhoven (1995–1997). His last two seasons he played in Germany, for Schalke 04. Eijkelkamp obtained six caps for the Netherlands national football team, making his debut in 1988.

Eijkelkamp has also obtained his coaching license at CIOS Friesland College Heerenveen in 2000.


  1. ^ "Eijkelkamp, René" (in German). Retrieved 16 April 2011. 

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