Robert Waseige
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Robert Waseige
Robert Waseige
Personal information
Date of birth (1939-08-26)26 August 1939
Place of birth Rocourt, Belgium
Date of death 17 July 2019(2019-07-17) (aged 79)
Place of death Liège
Playing position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959-1963 FC Liège
1963-1970 RW Brussels
1970-1973 Winterslag
Teams managed
1971-1976 Winterslag
1976-1979 Standard Liège
1979-1981 Winterslag
1981-1983 Lokeren
1983-1992 FC Liège
1992-1994 Charleroi
1994-1996 Standard Liège
1996 Sporting CP
1997-1999 Charleroi
1999-2002 Belgium
2002 Standard Liège
2004 Algeria
2005 FC Brussels
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Robert Waseige (26 August 1939 - 17 July 2019) was a Belgian football manager and player. While managing R.F.C. de Liège he helped them win the 1989-90 Belgian Cup.[1] He became the coach of Belgium before Euro 2000 and led Belgium to the second round at the 2002 World Cup.

He then left the national team, having signed a contract with Standard Liège prior to the 2002 World Cup tournament. After a deceiving start in the Belgian First Division he was fired by the club and replaced by caretaker manager Dominique D'Onofrio. He later managed Algeria. Waseige also managed several other clubs: Winterslag, FC Liège, Lokeren, Charleroi, FC Brussels and Sporting CP in Portugal. As a player, he wore the shirts of FC Liège, RW Brussels and Winterslag. He was for some time a consultant for BeTV, a Belgian private TV channel. He died in a hospital in Liège on 17 July 2019. He was suffering from heart and kidney problems.[2]


  1. ^ "LIÈGE-EKEREN, FINALE INSOLITE". Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ Ex-bondscoach Robert Waseige op 79-jarige leeftijd overleden

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