Prior to the 1938 World Cup, the team of the Dutch East Indies made a similar trip; six years before, a Curaçao selection had been the first visitors from the West Indies to tour the Netherlands.
Match Overview Date Venue Hosts Score 18- 6-52 Amsterdam Blauw Wit 3-1 Dutch Antilles 21- 6-52 Den Bosch B.V.V. 5-1 Dutch Antilles 25- 6-52 Rotterdam Feĳenoord 0-1 Dutch Antilles 29- 6-52 Boulogne-sur-mer France Am. 6-1 Dutch Antilles 3- 7-52 Amsterdam K.N.V.B. XI 3-3 Dutch Antilles 9- 7-52 Enschede sc Enschede 1-0 Dutch Antilles 12- 7-52 Nĳmegen N.E.C. 3-4 Dutch Antilles Additional Details Jun 18, 1952, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Blauw Wit 3-1 Dutch Antilles [Tolmeyer 18, Koekebakker (other source: De Vries) 40, Corbran 50; Heyliger (other source: Briezen) 80; HT 2-0; att: 6000] Jun 21, 1952; De Vliert, 's-Hertogenbosch B.V.V. 5-1 Dutch Antilles [Krĳgh 30, 37, Femmers 2-0, Van Beurden 66, Hermans 70; Heyliger 75; HT 3-0; att: 20000] NB: B.V.V. had visited Curaçao at the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Jong Holland in 1949, drawing 1-1 with Curaçao. Dutch Antilles: Hernandez; Kemp, De Lannoy; Adoptie, Vlinder, Giribaldi; Heyliger, Coffie (HT Briezen), Conquet (HT Brion), Gomez (HT Krips), N.N. Jun 25, 1952 Feĳenoord 0-1 Dutch Antilles [HT 0-0] NB: Dré Saris (B.V.V.) played as goalkeeper for the Dutch Antilles, instead of Hato (injured vs Blauw Wit) or Hernandez (injured vs B.V.V.); Saris played one official match for the Netherlands on June 16, 1949 (4-1 away to Finland). Feĳenoord had visited Curaçao in 1946 at the occasion of the silver jubilee of the C.V.B., losing 0-4 to their hosts. Jul 3, 1952; Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam K.N.V.B. XI 3-3 Dutch Antilles [Van der Gĳp 1-1, 2-2, (pen) 3-2; Brokke 0-1, 1-2, Brion 3-3; HT 3-2] [referee: Schipper (Groningen)] K.N.V.B. XI (Bondselftal): Landman (Sparta); Boskamp (Ajax), De Jong (A.D.O.); Van der Hurk (Eindhoven), Hendriks (Vitesse), Van Schĳndel (S.V.V.); Louer (N.O.A.D.), Clavan (A.D.O.), C. van der Gĳp (Emma), Van der Tuyn (Hermes D.V.S.), Van Melis (Eindhoven) Dutch Antilles: Hernandez; Matrona (46' Helder), Canword; Adoptie (?), Vlinder, Giribaldi; Heyliger, Brion, Briezen, Krips, Brokke NB: Helder was announced for the starting line-up but according to match reports he entered the field as a half-time substitute for Matrona, having arrived by plane only hours before the match; presumably his intended place in midfield was filled by Adoptie Jul 9, 1952; Phenix-terrein, Enschede sc Enschede 1-0 Dutch Antilles [Weylinck; HT 0-0] Jul 12, 1952 N.E.C. 3-4 Dutch Antilles [Oerlemans 16, Roos 26, Hendriks 53; Krips 15, Briezen 25, Brokke 44, Heyliger 55; HT 2-3; att: 6000] Olympic Squad Dutch Antilles from Curaçao (13): Ludgero Adoptie Wilhelm Canword Pedro Don Coffie Petrus "Piet" Conquet Guillermo "Gein" Giribaldi Fransisco Gomez Ergilio Hato Willys Heyliger Guillermo "Shon Mi" Krips Wilfred "Fèfè" de Lannoy Pedro Matrona Jozef "Jeffi" Merced Edmundo "Eddie" Vlinder from Aruba (7): Juan Briezen Jorge "Gochi" Brion Adriaan "Jani" Brokke Ricardo "Cai" Helder Lucas "Dunchi" Hernandez Raimundo Kemp C. "Olimpic" Rodriquez trainer: Antoine Maduro NB: in addition, Corri de Geus (Curaçao) appears to have travelled to the Netherlands but it is not clear whether he played in any matches Olympic Match Jul 21, 1952; Lahden kisapuisto, Lahti Turkey 2-1 Dutch Antilles [Tokaç 9, Bilge 79pen; Briezen 82] [NB: Çetinel (Turkey) missed pen 13; Hato (Dutch Antilles) missed pen 25] [referee: Jørgensen (Denmark); attendance: 3700] Turkey (Amateur): Erdoğan Akın; Necdet Şentürk, Rıdvan Bolatlı; Mustafa Ertan, Basri Dirimlili, Ercüment Güder; Vasıf Çetinel, Tekin Bilge, Yalçın Çaka, Muzaffer Tokaç, Macit Gürdal Dutch Antilles: Ergilio Hato; Wilfred de Lannoy, Wilhelm Canword; Pedro Matrona, Edmundo Vlinder (cap), Guillermo Giribaldi; Willys Heyliger, Juan Briezen, Jorge Brion, Guillermo Krips, Adriaan Brokke
Dutch Tour of Curaçao 1946
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