The Dutch resembled Fortuna Sittard on Wednesday an end to the cooperation with coach Sunday Oliseh. The Nigerian was little more than a year to work in the Dutch province of Limburg. At the end of January seemed resigned already, but then asked the clubbestuur the decision. The former coach of his country was active in Belgium as a player (FC Liège and Racing Genk), coach (Verviers, and Wezet) and technical director (Eupen).
Poor sportive results were not the cause of the departure of Oliseh. Fortuna, a traditieclub that in 2002 it was last active in the Eredivisie, with 24 days on the third place in the Dutch First Division (second class), with 44 points after 24 days. Promotion still belongs to the possibilities. The relationships between the clubleiding and Oliseh were, however, already times difficult and tense.
The appointment of the 43-year-old Oliseh at Fortuna Sittard last year, was a surprise. As a player it was Oliseh after FC Liège (1990-1994) is still active for Reggiana (1994-1995), FC Cologne (1995-1997), Ajax (1997-1999), Juventus (1999-2000), Borussia Dortmund (2000-2002 and 2004-2005), VfL Bochum (2002-2004) and Racing Genk (2005-2006).
He won with Ajax a title (1998) and two cups (1998 and 1999). Also Dortmund won Oliseh a title (2002) and he lost the final of the UEFA Cup (2002). The 54-fold Nigerian international won in 1994 the Africa Cup and grabbed the olympic gold at the Games of 1996 in Atlanta.
After his spelerscarrière was Oliseh technical director at resembled Eupen (2007) and coach of third-class Verviers (2008-2009) and Wezet (2015). In July 2015 he followed Stephen Keshi (ex-Lokeren and Anderlecht) on as coach of Nigeria, but after seven months, he got himself again after the failure of payments.