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Marieke Anouk Dekker (Dutch pronunciation: [maːˈrikə ʔaːˈnuk ˈdɛkər]; born 15 November 1986) is a Dutch footballer who plays for Montpellier in the Division 1 Feminine. She is a member of the Netherlands national team.[2]

Anouk Dekker
Anouk Dekker training with Netherlands in 2018.jpg
Anouk Dekker training with Netherlands in November, 2018
Personal information
Full name Marieke Anouk Dekker
Date of birth (1986-11-15) 15 November 1986 (age 32)
Place of birth Almelo, Netherlands
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Defender / Midfielder / Forward
Club information
Current team
Montpellier
Number 6
Youth career
SVZW
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 FFC Heike Rheine 31 (4)
2007–2015 FC Twente 168 (67)
2016– Montpellier 57 (9)
National team
2009– Netherlands 78 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:09, 4 June 2015 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 December 2017

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Club careerEdit

 
Dekker playing for FC Twente in 2013

She played for FFC Heike Rheine in the Fußball-Bundesliga from 2005 to 2007[3] before moving to Eredivisie / BeNe League Dutch club FC Twente in 2007. After almost nine seasons with FC Twente, she moved to the Division 1 Féminine side Montpellier HSC in January 2016 for the conclusion of the 2015–16 season. In January 2017 Anouk signed a new 2,5 year contract.

International careerEdit

On 21 November 2009 national team coach Vera Pauw awarded Dekker her first senior cap, versus Belarus.[4]

She was called up to be part of the Netherlands national team squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2013 in Sweden.[5] Despite suffering a facial injury in the last warm-up friendly, a 3–0 win over Northern Ireland, Dekker retained her place in the squad.[6]

Dekker was also part of the Dutch teams of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup[1] and the winning team of the UEFA Women's Euro 2017,[7] she played all matches in both tournaments and was named in the 2017 UEFA Team of the Tournament.

Dekker was selected in the final squad for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France.[8] She scored in the last group game helping to secure a 2-1 win against Canada. The win left Netherlands top of group E.[9]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list the Netherlands goal tally first.[10]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 June 2010 Oosterenkstadion, Zwolle, Netherlands   Belgium 1–0 4–1 Friendly
2. 19 June 2010 Oosterenkstadion, Zwolle, Netherlands   Norway 2–2 2–2 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
3. 26 October 2013 Estádio José de Carvalho, Maia, Portugal   Portugal 3–0 7–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
4. 17 September 2014 Nadderud Stadion, Bekkestua, Norway   Norway 1–0 2–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
5. 7 February 2015 Polman Stadion, Almelo, Netherlands   Thailand 5–0 7–0 Friendly
6. 8 March 2017 Estádio Algarve, Faro-Loulé, Portugal   Japan 1–0 3–2 2017 Algarve Cup
7. 20 June 2019 Stade Auguste-Delaune, Reims, France   Canada 1–0 2–1 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

Personal lifeEdit

Dekker has a twin brother, Xander.[11]

Dekker is in a relationship with Genessee Daughetee.[12]

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

FC Twente & Montpellier Herault Feminine

Winner

*During the BeNe League period (2012 to 2015), the highest placed Dutch team is considered as national champion by the Royal Dutch Football Association.[13]

Runner-up

InternationalEdit

Netherlands

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "2015 World Cup" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Profile". FIFA.com. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Anouk Dekker Profile". DFB (in German). Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Anouk Dekker" (in Dutch). Vrouwenvoetbal Nederland. 22 July 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Trio miss cut in Netherlands squad". uefa.com. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  6. ^ "Geblesseerde leeuwin Anouk Dekker mee naar EK" (in Dutch). RTL Nieuws. 4 July 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2013.
  7. ^ "Wiegman kiest Oranjeselectie voor WEURO 2017". onsoranje.nl (in Dutch). 14 June 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Sarina Wiegman names Netherlands Women's World Cup squad". KNVB. 10 April 2019.
  9. ^ "Watch: Fifa Women's World Cup - Netherlands beat Canada to top Group E". 2019-06-19. Retrieved 2019-06-20.
  10. ^ "Profile". onsoranje.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  11. ^ "Exclusive Interview: Netherlands midfielder Anouk Dekker". Football Oranje. February 20, 2018.
  12. ^ "Genessee Daughetee vriendin van Anouk Dekker". May 1, 2019.
  13. ^ "Eredivisie Vrouwen". KNVB (in Dutch). Retrieved 16 December 2017.

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