|Full name||Albert Fafié|
|Date of birth||4 March 1941|
|Place of birth||Rotterdam|
|Date of death||27 November 2012(aged 71)|
|1995–1996||Go Ahead Eagles|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Ab Fafié (4 March 1941 – 27 November 2012) was a Dutch professional football player and manager.
Fafié made his debut for hometown club Feijenoord against Fortuna '54 in 1959 and also played for Rotterdam club Xerxes as well as for PSV. During an injury-hit spell he only played 13 games for the Eindhovenaren.
Fafié became assistant to Feyenoord manager Hans Kraay in 1981 and was named caretaker after Kraay's dismissal in 1983. He took charge in 1984 after Thijs Libregts was sacked and ended up third in the Eredivisie in both his seasons at the helm. He later managed a number of teams throughout Europe, including AEK Athens, AA Gent, FC Utrecht and Go Ahead Eagles where he had succeeded the dismissed Henk Ten Cate.
At Utrecht, he earned the nickname King Ab after steering them to European football with a fourth-placed finish in his first season. The club crashed out of next year's UEFA Cup to Spanish giants Real Madrid and after some less successful seasons, Fafié was given the sack in 1994.
Fafié died in November 2012, aged 71.
- Career stats - Feyenoord-online
- Liefhebber met het hart op de tong - Volkskrant (in Dutch)
- Oud-PSV’er Ab Fafié (71) overleden - PSV (in Dutch)
- "Former Dutch coach Fafie dies". En-maktoob.news.yahoo.com. 2012-11-29.
- Oud-Feyenoorder Ab Fafié overleden - Feyenoord (in Dutch)
- Go Ahead en Helmond Sport hebben geen plaats meer voor trainers Fafié en Pruijn - Trouw (in Dutch)
- FC Utrecht treurt om dood Koning Ab - FC Utrecht (in Dutch)
- Koning Ab ging voor het resultaat - NRC (in Dutch)
- Ab Fafié terug naar Indonesië - NRC (in Dutch)
- Oud-trainer Ab Fafié overleden - NU (in Dutch)
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