The three matches in which he played are the first three official matches of the Dutch national team; he was captain of the team in the first two of these. Apart from Dolf Kessler, three other players took the field for the Netherlands in all three matches: Bok de Korver, Guus Lutjens and Ben Stom.
Older brother of Boelie Kessler; the two never played together in the national team.
Cousin of Tonny and Dé Kessler; he never played together with either.
Born: 2- 4-1884 in Batavia (Jakarta) Died: 21- 8-1942 Country: Netherlands Caps: 3 (W2-D0-L1 - GF8-GA6 - %66.67) Goals: 0 Age First Cap: 21 yr 28 d 30- 4-1905 vs. Belgium 4-1 Age Last Cap: 22 yr 27 d 29- 4-1906 vs. Belgium 0-5 National Team Career: 0 yr 364 d
Cap Date Venue Opponent Score Competition 1 30- 4-05 Antwerpen Belgium 4-1 aet 2 14- 5-05 Rotterdam Belgium 4-0 3 29- 4-06 Antwerpen Belgium 0-5 Total Record GP GW GD GL GF GA Pts Percentage 3 2 0 1 8- 6 4 66.67 Types of Matches Friendlies 3 Total 3
Brothers in Oranje
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