Joeri de Kamps

Joeri de Kamps (born 10 February 1992) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Slovan Bratislava.

Joeri de Kamps
Personal information
Full name Joeri de Kamps
Date of birth (1992-02-10) 10 February 1992 (age 28)[1]
Place of birth Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Slovan Bratislava
Number 6
Youth career
–2000 SV Diemen
2000–2013 Ajax
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Ajax Amsterdam 0 (0)
2013Jong Ajax 5 (0)
2013–2014Heerenveen (loan) 12 (0)
2014–2015 NAC Breda 35 (0)
2016– Slovan Bratislava 112 (4)
National team
2013 Netherlands U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 December 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 August 2013

CareerEdit

AFC AjaxEdit

De Kamps was born in Amsterdam, where he joined the youth ranks of his local neighborhood club SV Diemen as a child. From here he was recruited into the Ajax Academy in 2000. Working his way up the echelons of the club, he signed his first professional contract with Ajax in April 2011, signing a two-year contract with Ajax running until the Summer of 2013.[2]

On 22 October 2011, he received his first call up for the first team alongside his teammate Dico Koppers, ahead of the Klassieker match against arch-rivals Feyenoord in the 2011–12 Eredivisie season. Appearing on head coach Frank de Boer's 18-men selection for the fixture due to Ajax first choice defensive midfielder Eyong Enoh being sidelined with an injury. This resulted in Vurnon Anita moving over form the starting left back position to take his place, and Dico Koppers filling in as left back. De Kamps however sat on the bench for the entire match which ended a 1–1 draw in Amsterdam, thus postponing the players first team debut.[3]

Still playing in the Beloften Eredivisie for the reserves team Jong Ajax during the 2012–13 campaign, de Kamps was given the number 42 shirt and was on Frank de Boer's list of registered players for the 2012–13 UEFA Champions League campaign, practicing with the first team in De Lutte during trainingscamp, and playing alongside them in friendly encounters during the pre-season.[4][5]

On 5 March 2013, de Kamps extended his contract with Ajax which was on the verge of expiration, signing a three-year deal this time, binding him to Ajax until the Summer of 2016.[6] After the promotion of the reserves team Jong Ajax to the Eerste Divisie ahead of the 2013-14 season, de Kamps finally made his professional debut on 5 August 2013 against SC Telstar in the season opener at the Amsterdam Arena which ended as a 2–0 victory for the Amsterdam side.[7]

sc Heerenveen (loan)Edit

On 1 September 2013, it was announced in De Telegraaf, that de Kamps would join his teammate Mitchell Dijks for a season long loan spell with SC Heerenveen lasting until 30 June 2014.[8] De Kamps, made a total of 13 appearances for the Frisian club, under manager Marco van Basten during the 2013–14 Eredivisie season.

NAC BredaEdit

On 6 May 2014, it was announced that de Kamps would transfer to NAC Breda as a free transfer, due to the expiration of his contract in Amsterdam. De Kamps signed a three-year contract with the club from Breda.[9]

International careerEdit

De Kamps received his first call up for the Dutch national team, when Cor Pot called him up for the Netherlands U-21 squad on 29 February 2012, when he appeared in a friendly encounter against Denmark U-21, ending in a 3−0 victory at home for Jong Oranje.[10]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 18 January 2014[11]
Club Season League Cup Continental1 Other2 Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ajax 2011–12 Eredivisie 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012–13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013–14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jong Ajax 2013–14 Jupiler League 5 0 0 0 5 0
SC Heerenveen (loan) 2013–14 Eredivisie 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 0
Career total 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 0

1 Includes UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League matches.

2 Includes Johan Cruijff Shield and Play-off matches.

HonoursEdit

Slovan Bratislava

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Joeri de Kamps profile". Soccerway.com. 14 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Ajax contracteert 4 jeugdspelers". Parool.nl. 20 April 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Debutant in selectie Ajax voor Klassieker". NU.nl. 22 October 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Joeri de Kamps profile". UEFA. 6 August 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  5. ^ "Joeri de Kamps profile". SKY Sports. 6 August 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  6. ^ "De Kamps verlengt contract". Ajax.nl. 5 March 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  7. ^ "Jong Ajax vs. Telstar 2-0". Soccerway. 5 August 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  8. ^ "Ajax ziet de Kamps naar Heerenveen vertrekken". Goal.com. 1 September 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2013.
  9. ^ "De Kamps transfervrij naar NAC". Ajax Showtime. 6 May 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  10. ^ "Wijzigingen Beloftenelftal en Oranje Onder-19". KNVB.nl. 27 February 2012. Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2013.
  11. ^ "Joeri de Kamps". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 20 March 2019.

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