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Jo Coppens

Personal information
Full nameJo Coppens
Height1.90 m (6 ft 2.8 in)
Playing positiongoalkeeper
Club information
Current clubClub Brugge

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Jo Coppens (born 21 December 1990) is a Belgian professional football goalkeeper. He currently plays for Cercle Brugge. He moved from RC Genk to Cercle in the summer of 2008. He signed until 2011.

In May 2007, he became 3rd with Belgium at the European U17 Football Championship. In the summer of 2007, he was part of the Belgian squad at the U17 World Cup in South Korea. Coppens played all 3 matches. In the beginning of 2008, he became 4th with the Belgian U18 team at the international tournament of Saint Petersburg.

After running through the youth ranks of different Limburg sides, Coppens signed his first professional contract with Cercle Brugge. He started the season as third goalkeeper, behind Bram Verbist and Patrick Lane. When Verbist broke his wrist in the match against AA Gent, Coppens was given his chance for the last 2 matches of the season. He made his debut in a 2-1 win against VC Westerlo.

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