Luc Eymael is a former soccer player who becomes Belgian manager and head coach .he is born on the 20th of september 1959 in Tongres. when he was player he played as goalkeeper since the year 1965 to the year 2000. after a career in different belgian clubs he becomes head coach manager.
When he was player , he was also working as sport and biology teacher at school and professor at the Belgian national school of coaches. He started his career in different academies in RFC Liege and Standard de Liege where he managed the National categories of under 12 under 14 under 16. He already won during that time 3 titles of Champions of Belgium. He participated to the development of some international belgian talents like Logan Bailly Guillaume Gillet Axel Witsel Christian Benteke and Eden Hazard.
Graduated from the Federal Belgian National school of coaches UEFA A and PRO LICENCE coach , Luc Eymael started his senior carreer in 5th division in Rus Sartoise where he stayed 3 years. he likes to play 4/2/3/1 or 4/3/3 or 4/1/4/1 and managed different teams from 5th Natioanl Division to 2nd National Division (now Proximus league) he has promoted 3 teams in 9 years. He terminated his career in Belgium in 2009/2010 with RFC Hamoir.
In 2010 he started his career in Africa in DRC Congo with VITA CLUB ,one of the most popular team in that country and one of the best teams in Africa. He has been champion in 2010 and also won the Super Cup of DRC Congo with Vita club. He led the team up to the 1/8 final of Champions league . The coach left the club end of March 2011 . He signed one month later in GABON in MISSILE FC where he also led the team to 1/4 of final of Confederation cup (Europa league from Africa) and he also won the championship of GABON end of July 2011. He signed a new contract in September for the new season but he finished number 4 at the log and participated to his second Champions league .
He has been in touch with the Kenyan Federation to become the new Senior National team coach but the deal failed and finally he joined in April 2013 the Kenyan team of AFC LEOPARDS . A team with a glorious past but who was struggling at place number 13. With his hard work he brought back the team to position number 2 at the table and also won the Go Tv Cup that was the National cup of Kenya . Than Orlando Pirates , a big team from South Africa Premier Soccer League (PSL) bought out his contract in Kenya , the coach travelled to Johannesbourg but finally the deal didn t come true because Orlando Pirates was performing in Champions league . So after two and a half month in South Africa without leading the team , he decided end of November 2013 to return home to see his family and to work back at school until end of December 2013
In January 2014 he signed in RWANDA in RAYON Sports one of the most popular team in this country; he signed there only for the second round and brought the team to position number 2 at the end of the season and participated at his 3rd Champions league of Africa . He lost without being beaten.
In June 2014 he signed again in North Africa but in TUNISIA this time with a normal team of 1st league JSK KAIROUAN; A team who was fighting every year to avoid the relegation . The coach did well with his methods because the team got their best results of the past ten years of the club and finished number 8. He was one of the coaches out of 2 who started and finished the season in TUNISIA in 2014/2015.
In November 2015 he joined AL NASR club in OMAN with a six months contract. The team was struggling at the bottom of the league ; finally he managed ten games, won seven , drew two and lost one. He brought the team back to position number four. At this timeAL MERREIKH Sudan came to buy out his contract and signed there in December 2015 .AL MERREIKH just made the Semi Final of the Champions league and the coach led the team to the SECOND POSITION in the Ranking of AFRICA. He also made his 4th Champions league . The following season he reached the 1/8 final of Champions league and has been eliminated with goal difference. He also managed the team to quarter final of Confederation Cup but left the club in June 2016 because the committee resigned. At this time AL MERREIKH was leading the league . Unfortunately the club didn t full-fill their promises .
Luc Eymael signed at POLOKWANE CITY FC in PSL South Africa the 6 of July 2016 for two seasons with the objective of finishing in the top 8 for the first time of the history of the club . This team was fighting every year to avoid the relegation but under his leadership , POLOKWANE CITY remained in the top five during four months. Finally the coach presented his resignation the 9 off March 2017 because off differences between him and the chairman.
But two weeks after that , POLOKWANE CITY FC obliged the coach to come back to help them to finish in TOP 8 OF the PSL. The club finally finished at position number 6 for the first time of their history in the PSL. Now the coach and the club are negotiating to terminate the contract for end of june 2017. Than in September 2017 the coach signed in South Africa for 2 years at free states stars in PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE.
In August 2018, he won the national cup NEDBANK CUP, first trophy for 24 years for the club Free State Stars while finishing 6th in the championship with 35 matches divided into 15 wins 10 draws and 10 losses. His team is therefore qualified for the CAF Confederation Cup for the first time in the history of Free States Stars. Tuesday the 13 th of November 2018 , Luc Eymael resigned from his position of head coach at free states stars. He coached 52 games for the club , won 24. draw 15 and loss 13 .
On the 22 th of November Luc Eymael signed a new contract in the premier Egyptian league with Tala el Geish club, and The 1st of June he finished his contract with Tala El Geish . He finished the league at the position number 8 ( best position of the club on the last 7 years ) He managed 20 games he won 8 draw 6 lost 6.
On 1st of October 2019 luc Eymael signed at black leopards in PSL in South Africa.
Luc Eymael resigns from his position with the Black Leopards of South Africa for personal reasons after having classified them in the top 8.
This January 9, 2020, a hundred photographers were waiting for him at Dar or Salaam airport and Luc Eymael signed on January 10 in Tanzania with Yanga young Africans, one of the most popular clubs in the country.