60-year-old vice president, captains club he owns at football game, team loses 6-0 Tuko.co.ke
- Ronnie Brunswijk was in action for his club Inter Moengotapoe during their crucial CONCACAF meeting with Hunduras Olimpia squad
- The 60-year-old owner of the Suriname club is the country’s current vice president who took office in 2020
- His side were beaten 6-0 in the game he personally led after playing for up to 54 minutes before being substituted
Suriname’s vice-president Ronnie Brunswijk was in action in a CONCACAF championship game after captaining his Inter Moengotapoe side for 54 minutes against Olimpia of Honduras.
Brunswijk has held political office since 2020 and played in the CONCACAF game, which is the Caribbean version of the Europa League.
The club owners are believed to be one of the busiest people out there, but Brunswijk took the time to play for his team but lost 6-0.
GOAL reports say the politician made 14 of his 17 passing attempts during the game.
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The New York Times describes the 60-year-old as “an elite paratrooper, football player, wanted bank robber, guerrilla leader, gold baron and the father of at least 50 children in the United States. during his life “.
We learned that before becoming vice-president of Suriname, Brunswijk who helped the country to democracy was chased out by President Chan Santokhi in the 1980s, while Santokhi was a police officer, before joining forces.
However, the club owner is said to be a generous man as he distributes money to the poor, a reputation he kept in the locker room after the game.
There’s still a rematch left in a week’s time on Wednesday, but the 60-year-old is unlikely to play, perhaps he’ll let his son Damian be captain next time around, with the forward also starting the first leg.
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