Clifton Sandvliet

Clifton Sandvliet (born August 18, 1977) is a Surinamese retired professional footballer. He played for SV Transvaal, Walking Boys Company and the National Army. Sandvliet won three top scorer standings of the league SVB.

Clifton Sandvliet
Personal information
Date of birth (1977-08-18) August 18, 1977 (age 44)
Place of birth Paramaribo, Suriname
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 SNL 24 (27)
2003–2004 Transvaal 24 (10)
2004–2012 WBC 83 (57)
National team
2000–2008 Suriname 30 (9)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of January 1, 2008
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of November 15, 2008

His record with the national football team of Suriname is 30 caps and 9 goals.[1][2]

Club careerEdit

For all of his three clubs; Sportvereniging Nationaal Leger, SV Transvaal and Walking Boys Company he has scored a massive 94 goals. He has played senior first-team club football since 2000.

International careerEdit

Sandvliet played from 2000 until 2008 for the Surinamese football team. After a brief interruption from 2006, he returned to the team on June 14, 2008 during the World Cup qualifying match against Guyana. In this game he made the only goal.

Player statisticsEdit

season Club country Competition matches Goals
2001/2002 SNL Suriname Hoofdklasse 24 27[3]
2002/2003 SNL Suriname Hoofdklasse ? ?
2003/2004 SV Transvaal Suriname Hoofdklasse 24 10
2004/2005 Walking Boys Company Suriname Hoofdklasse 23 20
2005/2006 Walking Boys Company Suriname Hoofdklasse 25 27
2006/2007 Walking Boys Company Suriname Hoofdklasse 16 3
2007/2008 Walking Boys Company Suriname Hoofdklasse 19 7
2008/2009 Walking Boys Company Suriname Hoofdklasse ? ?
2009/2010 Walking Boys Company Suriname Hoofdklasse ? ?
2010/2011 Walking Boys Company Suriname Hoofdklasse ? ?
2011/2012 Walking Boys Company Suriname Hoofdklasse ? ?
Updated to June 21, 2009 Total 131 94

Honours and awardsEdit

Club (4)Edit

Walking Boys Company

Individual (12 awards)Edit

  • Hoofdklasse Top Scorer (2): 2001/2002, 2005/06
  • Top scorer of Suriname: 9 Goals
  • Most caps of Suriname: 30 Caps
  • Hoofdklasse Best player (2): 2005, 2006[4]
  • Hoofdklasse Golden Shoe (5): 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006[5]
  • All-Time Scorers in Hoofdklasse since 1999 (unofficial data)[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ FIFA.com
  2. ^ "Clifton Sandvliet – Suriname – Caribbean Football | caribbeanfootballdatabase". October 3, 2017.
  3. ^ "Clifton Sandvliet". National-Football-Teams.com.
  4. ^ nl:SVB-hoofdklasse#Beste spelers
  5. ^ nl:SVB-hoofdklasse#Beste spelers
  6. ^ Hoofdklasse (Suriname)#All-Time Scorers

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