Georges Leekens

Georges Leekens (born 18 May 1949) is a Belgian football manager and former player. During his managerial career, he was in charge of four national teams: the Belgian, Tunisian, Algerian and Hungarian national football teams. He also managed numerous clubs in Belgium, the Netherlands, Turkey, Tunisia, Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Georges Leekens
Leekens in 2019
Personal information
Date of birth (1949-05-18) 18 May 1949 (age 72)
Place of birth Meeuwen, Belgium
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1958–1969 Sporting Houthalen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1970 Dessel Sport
1970–1972 Crossing Club
1972–1981 Club Brugge
1981–1984 Sint Niklase
National team
1975–1978 Belgium 3 (0)
Teams managed
1984–1987 Cercle Brugge
1987–1988 Anderlecht
1988–1989 Kortrijk
1989–1991 Club Brugge
1991–1992 KV Mechelen
1992–1993 Trabzonspor
1993–1994 Cercle Brugge
1994–1995 Charleroi
1995–1997 Excelsior Mouscron
1997–1999 Belgium
1999–2001 Lokeren
2001–2002 Roda
2003 Algeria
2003–2004 Excelsior Mouscron
2004–2007 Gent
2007–2009 Lokeren
2009 Al Hilal
2009–2010 Kortrijk
2010–2012 Belgium
2012 Club Brugge
2014–2015 Tunisia
2015–2016 Lokeren
2016–2017 Algeria
2017–2018 Hungary
2018 Étoile du Sahel
2019 Tractor
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only