Wagener stadium/ Wagener stadion

The stadium of the Amsterdamsche Hockey & Bandy club (AHBC) in Amstelveen has the name Wagener stadion. This stadium has this name in honour of Joop Wagener Jr born 6 June 1881 in ? and died on 30 November 1945 in Amsterdam. Joop Wagener Jr is former player of the hockey club Amsterdam and the Dutch national hockey team and was since 1917 chairman of AHBC. The stadium was built in 1938 and after the passing away of Joop Wagener Jr, the stadium got the name Wagener stadium.

Joop Wagener Jr

If Joop Wagener Jr is related to my family line is not yet sure.

 

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