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Kees Krijgh

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Full nameCornelus Krijgh
Playing positiondefender-midfielder (retired)

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Cornelus (Kees) Krijgh (born February 13, 1950 in 's-Hertogenbosch) is a retired professional football player. He was usually fielded as defender.

Krijgh started playing football with his local team BVV. His professional career took off with NEC Nijmegen, where he would stay one season. In the next two years, Krijgh played for De Graafschap and FC Den Bosch. In 1972, Krijgh signed with PSV Eindhoven, where he would spend most of his career. Highlight during this period was the final of the UEFA Cup in 1978, in which PSV defeated French side SC Bastia. In 1979, Krijgh went to Cercle Brugge, a Belgian team that just had won promotion to first division. After two seasons in Belgium, Krijgh chose Willem II Tilburg as his last team.

Krijgh appeared twice in his national colours. He made his debut on October 15, 1975, in a 3-0 home win against Poland. His was capped a second time against Italy.

His uncle, also nicknamed Kees Krijgh (real name: Cornelis Krijgh), was also a Dutch footballer.

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