Maurice Cooreman (born 1943) is a Belgian football manager who has coached primarily in Africa.
|Date of birth||1943 (age 75–76)|
|Place of birth||Belgium|
|2009–2012||Kaduna United F.C.|
|2015||Ikorodu United F.C.|
|2016||Akwa United F.C.|
|2017||Ikorodu United F.C.|
Cooreman led Ocean Boys to the title in 2006, but was sacked in September 2006 and then rehired two weeks later. He managed Enyimba from October 2006 to November 2008, and received a five match ban in April 2008 after attacking a referee. He was appointed manager of Ghanaian side Asante Kotoko in November 2008, but was sacked in February 2009.
On 20 February 2012, Cooreman was named as the new head coach of Warri Wolves. He signed a one-year contract with Gombe United in October 2012. He resigned for health in 2014. He was hired in March 2015 as coach of second-division Ikorodu United. After helping Ikorodu win promotion, he signed for Akwa United ahead of the 2016 season for a chance to coach again in continental football. He returned to Ikorodu in January 2017 after being booted from Akwa.
He has three children, including sons Davy and Steve who are professional footballers in Belgium. He is married to a Nigerian woman.
- "Nigeria champions sack coach". BBC. 21 September 2006. Retrieved 27 April 2008.
- Oluwashina Okeleji (4 October 2006). "Ocean Boys in Cooreman U-turn". BBC. Retrieved 27 April 2008.
- "Enyimba appoint Cooreman". BBC. 25 October 2006. Retrieved 27 April 2008.
- "Cooreman season over after ban". BBC. 27 April 2008. Retrieved 27 April 2008.
- Oluwashina Okeleji (11 November 2008). "Cooreman swaps Enyimba for Kotoko". BBC. Retrieved 11 November 2008.
- "Kotoko fire coach Cooreman". BBC. 10 February 2009. Retrieved 10 February 2009.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 28 August 2009. Retrieved 28 August 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Cooreman Returns, Joins Kaduna Utd (Complete Sports Nigeria)
- "Cooreman takes over Warri Wolves". Sun News Online. 20 February 2012. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
- Gombe snag Cooreman
- Cooreman returns to Ikorodu
- "Maurice Cooreman goes sexy". MTNFootball.com. 17 June 2007. Retrieved 7 May 2008.