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, two years before Surinam.
Match Overview Date Venue Hosts Score 18- 6-52 Amsterdam Blauw Wit 3-1 Dutch Antilles [HT: 2-0] 21- 6-52 Den Bosch B.V.V. 5-1 Dutch Antilles [HT: 3-0] 25- 6-52 Rotterdam Feĳenoord 0-1 Dutch Antilles [HT: 0-0] 29- 6-52 Boulogne-sur-mer France Am. 6-1 Dutch Antilles [HT: 3-1] 3- 7-52 Amsterdam K.N.V.B. XI 3-3 Dutch Antilles [HT: 3-2] 9- 7-52 Enschede sc Enschede 1-0 Dutch Antilles [HT: 0-0] 12- 7-52 Nĳmegen N.E.C. 3-4 Dutch Antilles [HT: 2-3] Additional Match Details Test Matches Jun 18, 1952, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Blauw Wit 3-1 Dutch Antilles [Tolmeyer 18, De Vries 40, Corbran 50; Briezen 80; HT 2-0; att: 6000] Jun 21, 1952; De Vliert, 's-Hertogenbosch B.V.V. 5-1 Dutch Antilles [Krĳgh 30, 37, Remmers 2-0, Van Beurden 66, Heymans 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; De Lannoy, Kemp; Giribaldi, Vlinder, Adoptie; Brokke, Gomez (HT Krips), Conquet (HT Brion), Coffie (HT Briezen), Heyliger Jun 25, 1952, De Kuip, Rotterdam Feĳenoord 0-1 Dutch Antilles [Krips 45; HT 0-0; played in 2 halves of 40 minutes each] [referee: Bertus Aussum; att: 20000] Feĳenoord (announced day before match): Van der Bĳl; Kerkum, Bol; V.d. Engel, Blankemeyer, V.d. Korput; Hol, V.d. Heide, Den Bleyker, Mĳnsbergen, V.d. Velde Dutch Antilles (line-up at start second half): Dré Saris; Kemp, Canword; Giribaldi, Vlinder, Adoptie; Brokke, Krips, Helder, Briezen (Coffie 62), Heyliger 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. Jun 29, 1952; "Gemeentelĳk Sportpark" (Parc des sports municipal), Boulogne-sur-mer France Am. 6-1 Dutch Antilles [Olivière 10, Le Fèvre 31, ~50, ~65, ~85, N.N. (centre forward) 41; Krips 13; HT 3-1] Jul 3, 1952; Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam K.N.V.B. XI 3-3 Dutch Antilles [Van der Gĳp 32, 44, Clavan 37; Brokke 27, 35, Heyliger 46; HT 3-2] [referee: Schipper (Groningen); att: 12000] 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 (46 Hato); Canword, Matrona (50 Helder); Giribaldi, Vlinder, De Lannoy; Brokke, Krips, Briezen, Kemp, Heyliger NB: Helder was announced for the starting line-up but only entered the field early in the second half, having arrived by plane only hours before the match. Jul 9, 1952; Phenix-terrein, Enschede sc Enschede 1-0 Dutch Antilles [Van Weylick ~85; HT 0-0] Jul 12, 1952; De Goffert, Nĳmegen N.E.C. 3-4 Dutch Antilles [Oerlemans 16, Roos 26, Hendriks 53; Krips 15, Briezen 25, Brokke 44, Heyliger 55; HT 2-3] [referee: Van Laar; att: 6000] Dutch Antilles: Hato; Canword, Matrona (~60 Adoptie); Giribaldi, Vlinder, De Lannoy; Brokke, Krips, Briezen (~60 Conquet), Kemp, Heyliger Olympic Squad Dutch Antilles from Curaçao (14): Ludgero Adoptie (Jong Holland) Wilhelm Canword (S.U.B.T.) Pedro Don Coffie (Sithoc) Petrus "Piet" Conquet (Jong Curaçao) Guillermo "Gein" Giribaldi (Sithoc) Fransisco Gomez (S.U.B.T.) Ergilio Hato (Jong Holland) Willys Heyliger (S.U.B.T.) Wilfred "Fèfè" de Lannoy (Jong Holland) Pedro Matrona (P.S.V.) Jozef "Jeffi" Merced (S.U.B.T.) Edmundo "Eddie" Vlinder (S.U.B.T.) Corri de Geus (Sithoc) [*] Guillermo "Shon Mi" Krips (Sithoc) [*] from Aruba (7): Juan Briezen (Aruba Juniors) Jorge "Gochi" Brion (Aruba Juniors) Adriaan "Jani" Brokke (R.C.A.) Ricardo "Carlos" Helder (R.C.A.) Lucas "Dunchi" Hernandez (Aruba Juniors) Raimundo Kemp (Aruba Juniors) Leo "Olimpic" Rodriguez (Aruba Juniors) trainer: Antoine Maduro [*] the original squad included 12 players from Curaçao (the first twelve of the above list) and 7 from Aruba, who were all selected at the beginning of May; an additional Curaçao player ("The 13th Man") was to be designated later; at the end of May, De Geus was chosen as that player; on June 12, it was decided to add another player from Curaçao, and Krips was chosen as "14th Man". 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
Dutch Tour of Surinam 1948
Sources included: Amigoe di Curaçao, Arubaanse Courant, various Dutch newspapers
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