His career began in the youth of the RFC Union Kelmis . He then moved to the 2nd Bundesliga at Alemannia Aachen , where he scored 10 goals in 62 games. After an engagement at Wuppertaler SV , he finally moved to VfL Osnabrück , with whom he qualified for the single-track 2nd Bundesliga in the early 1980s. After a brief return to Belgium, he moved to Switzerland for AC Bellinzona , where he let his playing career end. He then became a coach at lower-class Swiss clubs until he was under contract for two years with the Belgian first division club KAS Eupen .