Hugo Henri Broos Biography: Age, Salary, Teams Coached, Nationality, Net Worth & Stats

Basic Information

Stage Name: Hugo Henri Broos
Real Name: Hugo Henri Broos
Occupation: Football Coach, Football Player, Soccer Team Manager
Date Of Birth/Age: 10 April 1952 (70 Years Old
Place of Birth: Humbeek, Belgium
Gender: Male
Nationality: Belgian
Marital Status:


Hugo Henri Broos is a soccer coach and former soccer player from Humbeek, Belgium. He is the manager of the South African national soccer team. He became manager of the team after Molefi Ntseki was axed. During his time as a player, Hugo played as a cornerback in the defensive backfield. He has been awarded the Belgium Coach of the Year plague four times. This was while coaching the top clubs in his country, including Club Brugge, Anderiecht, and KRC Genk.

Hugo has trained many teams worldwide, including Dubai, Greece, Cameroon, and more. The soccer industry speaks highly of him, and South Africa trusts that he is the best choice to take Bafana Bafana to new heights.

Hugo began his football career in Humbeek, Belgium, when he started playing for KFC Humbeek. At the age of 18, he was spotted by a scout for RSC Anderlecht. He played central defender for the club for over ten years and helped them win three European trophies, three national championships, and four Belgian Cups.

He represented Belgium between 1974 and 1986, gaining 24 caps and finishing fourth place at the World Cup in Mexico in 1986. He switched teams in 1983 and began playing for Club Brugge. He played at the club for five seasons (until the 1987-88 season). He helped his team gain the Belgian Cup in 1986 and later the championship in 1988. He retired from playing in 1988.


Hugo Henri Broos was born in Humbeek, Belgium, on the 10th of April in 1952. He celebrated his 70th birthday in April 2022.

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As of September 2022, Hugo Henri Broos’ salary as the new Bafana Bafana has not been revealed to the public.

Teams Coached

Following his retirement from playing football, Hugo ventured into coaching teams in 1988. He became Belgium’s Club Brugge’s coach from 1991 to 1998. While he was with the club, they won the Belgian Cup thrice and the championship twice. From 2002 to 2005, Huge returned to SRC Anderlecht. Under his leadership, the team got into the championship and won it in the 2003-2004 season. After the team lost the Belgian Cup and the championship in the following season, Hugo was fired. The following year, he began coaching KRC Genk. In the same year, KRC Genk beat his former team. Hugo left KRC Genk in the 2007-2008 season.

In 2008, Hugo began training Greek club,  Panserraikos, after which coach Trabzonspor took over from him in 2009. He coached Zulte Waregem for half a season and was contracted at the Al Jazira Club as an assistant coach. Cameroon’s national team hired him after the club sacked him. Under his leadership, Cameroon won the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Cup. He was made Team KV Oostende’s sporting director after his contract was terminated in 2018. He became the South African national football team Bafana Bafana’s coach in 2021.


Hugo Henri Broos is Belgian. He was born in Humbeek, Belgium.

Net Worth

The exact net worth of Hugo Henri Broos is unknown to the general public. However, Hugo has had so much success during his time as a football player and also as a coach and team manager. Many news outlets estimate his net worth to be between $1 to $3 million. This estimate has not been confirmed by Hugo Henri Broos or anyone on his team.


Hugo Henri Broos is 5 feet 11 inches tall (180 cm). His Pes reported stats (while he was a player include;

  • Attack – 64
  • Defence – 85
  • Balance – 82
  • Stamina – 82
  • Top speed – 81
  • Acceleration – 79
  • Response – 81
  • Agility – 78
  • Dribble accuracy – 76
  • Dribble Speed – 75
  • Short pass speed – 72
  • Short pass accuracy – 76
  • Long pass speed – 77
  • Long pass accuracy – 78
  • Shot power – 78
  • Shot accuracy – 60
  • Shot technique – 60
  • Free kick accuracy – 62
  • Header – 80
  • Technique: 78
  • Jump – 82
  • Goalkeeper skills – 50
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