Kika van Es

Kika van Es (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈkika vɑn ˈɛs]; born 11 October 1991) is a Dutch football defender who plays for Everton in the FA WSL.

Kika van Es
Personal information
Full name Kika van Es
Date of birth 11 October 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Boxmeer, Netherlands
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Youth career
Olympia '18
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Willem II 36 (1)
2010–2012 VVV-Venlo 37 (4)
2012–2016 PSV/FC Eindhoven 56 (3)
2016–2017 Achilles '29 24 (3)
2017–2018 FC Twente 21 (1)
2018–2019 Ajax 23 (1)
2019- Everton 0 (0)
National team
2009– Netherlands 57 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:10, 01 July 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 March 2018

Club career

She started her career at Olympia '18 and in 2008 moved to Willem II of the Eredivisie where she played for two seasons. In 2010, she signed with Eredivisie's newly created team VVV-Venlo and when the club dissolved in 2012, all its players were taken by another newly created team, PSV/FC Eindhoven to play in the BeNe League.

In 2016, she signed with Achilles '29.[1] After one season with the club, she moved to FC Twente on 16 June 2017.[2]

International career

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van Es training with the Netherlands on November 6, 2018

She is a member of the Netherlands women's national football team, making her debut on 21 November 2009 against Belarus.[3] In June 2013 Van Es was among the last three players to be cut from national team coach Roger Reijners' Netherlands squad for UEFA Women's Euro 2013 in Sweden.[4]

In 2017, Van Es was called up to be part of the team that participated in UEFA Women's Euro 2017.[5] She started all 6 games for the team, and helped the team win the tournament.




  1. ^ "Achilles'29 presenteert selectie vrouwenelftal". Achilles '29 (in Dutch). Retrieved 1 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Kika van Es naar FC Twente Vrouwen, Sherida Spitse verlengt". FC Twente (in Dutch). 16 June 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Profile". (in Dutch). Archived from the original on 12 November 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
  4. ^ Scholten, Berend (30 June 2013). "Trio miss cut in Netherlands squad". UEFA. Retrieved 25 January 2014.
  5. ^ "Wiegman kiest Oranjeselectie voor WEURO 2017". 14 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Finale Algarve Cup tussen Oranjevrouwen en Zweden afgelast" (in Dutch). Retrieved 7 March 2018.

External links

2017 Algarve Cup squads

This article lists the squads for the 2017 Algarve Cup, held in Portugal.

Players' ages as of 1 March 2017 – the tournament's opening day.

2018 Algarve Cup squads

This article lists the squads for the 2018 Algarve Cup, held in Portugal.

The age listed for each player is as of 28 February 2018 – the tournament's opening day. The number of caps and goals listed for each player does not include any matches played after the start of the tournament. The club listed is the club for which the player last played a competitive match prior to the tournament. The nationality for each club reflects the national association (not the league) to which the club is affiliated.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Group E

Group E of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup took place from 10 to 20 June 2019. The group consisted of Cameroon, Canada, the Netherlands and New Zealand. The top two teams, the Netherlands and Canada, along with the third-placed team, Cameroon (as one of the four best third-placed teams), advanced to the round of 16.

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup knockout stage

The knockout stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was the second and final stage of the competition, following the group stage. It began on 22 June with the round of 16 and ended on 7 July with the final match, held at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu. A total of 16 teams (the top two teams from each group, along with the four best third-placed teams) advanced to the knockout stage to compete in a single-elimination style tournament.All times listed are local, CEST (UTC+2).

2019 FIFA Women's World Cup squads

This is a list of squads of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, an international women's association football tournament being held in France from 7 June until 7 July 2019. Each of the 24 national teams involved in the tournament had to provide to FIFA a preliminary squad of between 23 and 50 players by 26 April 2019, which FIFA did not publish. From the preliminary squad, each team named a final squad of 23 players (three of whom must be goalkeepers) by 24 May 2019. FIFA published the 23-player final lists, with the squad numbers, on their website on 27 May 2019. Players in the final squad could be replaced by a player from the preliminary squad due to serious injury or illness up to 24 hours prior to kickoff of the team's first match.The age listed for each player is on 7 June 2019, the first day of the tournament. The numbers of caps and goals listed for each player do not include any matches played after the start of the tournament. The club listed is the club for which the player last played a competitive match prior to the tournament. A flag is included for coaches that are of a different nationality than their own national team.

Everton L.F.C.

Everton Ladies Football Club are a women's association football team from the city of Liverpool, who compete in the FA WSL 1, the first division of women's football in England. Formed in 1983 as Hoylake W.F.C., they are now part of Everton F.C. but play their home games at Haig Avenue in Southport. The team have won the Premier League National Division once, the Premier League Cup once, and the FA Women's Cup twice.

FC Twente Vrouwen

FC Twente Vrouwen is the women's football section of Dutch club FC Twente based in Enschede. Founded in 2007, it is one of the founding members of the professional Dutch women's football league (Eredivisie Vrouwen) competing in the league since its inaugural season. The club has won the Eredivisie five times, the BeNe League twice and the Dutch Cup twice. Its home ground is the Sportpark Slangenbeek in Hengelo with occasional matches (UEFA Women's Champions League knockout stage and other important matches) being played at the De Grolsch Veste.

Netherlands women's national football team

The Netherlands women's national football team (Dutch: Nederlands vrouwenvoetbalelftal) is directed by the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB), which is a member of UEFA and FIFA.

In 1971, the team played the first women's international football match recognized by FIFA against France. They have played at the final tournament of the 2009, 2013, and 2017 UEFA Women's Championship and were champions in 2017. They have played at the final tournament of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup for the first time, and reached thirteenth place. They have also played at the final tournament in the 2019 edition, losing 2-0 the final against the United States.

The nicknames for the team are Oranje (Orange) and Leeuwinnen (Lionesses). Sarina Wiegman has been head coach since January 2017. As of July 2019, the team is ranked number 3 in the FIFA Women's World Rankings.

PSV Vrouwen

PSV Vrouwen is a Dutch women's football team from Eindhoven representing PSV in the women's Eredivisie. The team was founded in 2012 coincidentally with the establishment of the BeNe League as a joint effort between PSV Eindhoven and FC Eindhoven, and included the names of both clubs in its own, shortened as PSV/FCE. Following the dissolution of the championship after the 2014–15 season the team was registered in the Eredivisie, now just as PSV's women's team.So far its major success are three 3rd positions in both the BeNe League and the Eredivisie and two lost Cup finals.

Sherida Spitse

Sherida Spitse (Dutch pronunciation: [ʃeːˈridaː ˈspɪtsə]; born 29 May 1990) is a Dutch football midfielder currently playing for Vålerenga Fotball in the Norwegian Toppserien and the Netherlands women's national football team where she has made over 150 appearances.

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 Final

The UEFA Women's Euro 2017 Final was a football match to determine the winner of UEFA Women's Euro 2017. The match took place on 6 August 2017 at De Grolsch Veste in Enschede, Netherlands, and was contested by the winners of the semi-finals, the Netherlands and Denmark.

The Netherlands won the final 4–2 for their first UEFA Women's Championship title.

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 Group A

Group A of UEFA Women's Euro 2017 contained Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands and Norway. The matches were played from 16 to 24 July 2017.

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 knockout stage

The knockout phase of UEFA Women's Euro 2017 began on 29 July 2017 and ended on 6 August 2017 with the final.All times local (UTC+2).

UEFA Women's Euro 2017 squads

Each national team have to submit a squad of 23 players, three of whom must be goalkeepers. If a player is injured or ill severely enough to prevent her participation in the tournament before her team's first match, she can be replaced by another player. The squad list must be published no later than 10 days before the tournaments opening match.Age, caps, goals and clubs are correct as of 16 July 2017.

VVV-Venlo (women)

VVV-Venlo is a Dutch women's football from Venlo. The team was founded in 2010, starting in the Eredivisie season 2010/11. The club is working together with SV Venray who's playing in the Hoofdklasse.Since 2011 VVV is working together with a German club FCR 2001 Duisburg.VVV-Venlo decided to stop playing in de Women's Eredivisi/BeNe League. Due to the amount of qualitative good female players in the Netherlands they foresee a team with too less quality. All the players shall return in the competition in the newly formed team of FCE/PSV in the new season.

Van Es

Van Es is a Dutch toponymic surname, literally translating to "from the ash tree". Alternatively, a family may have originated from Esch in North Brabant. Variants are Van Esch, Van Ess People with this name include:

Van EsAdri van Es (1913–1994), Dutch vice-admiral and state secretary of defence

Andrée van Es (born 1953), Dutch GreenLeft politician

Bart van Es (born 1972), British scholar and literary academic

Karen Van Es (born 1970), Mother of Max, Kate and Alex

Hubert van Es (1941–2009) Dutch photographer

Jacob Foppens van Es (1596–1666), Flemish still-life painter

Joost van Es (born 1968), Dutch violinist and singer

Kika van Es (born 1991), Dutch football defender

Ronny van Es (born 1978), Dutch footballer

Willem Albertus van Es (born 1934), Dutch archaeologistVan EschNicolaus van Esch (1507–1578), Dutch Roman Catholic theologian and mystical writerVan EssJohann Heinrich van Ess (1772–1847), German Catholic theologian

John van Ess (1879–1949), American missionary in Iraq

AFC Ajax (women) – current squad
Netherlands squads


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