Danny Buijs is that from next season the new coach of FC Groningen. He gets the experienced Hennie Spijkerman’s assistant and follows in the Noordlease Stadium Ernest Faber, who after this season ends.
For the 35-year-old Buijs is the first trainersklus in professional football. The former midfielder of Feyenoord, ADO Den Haag and FC Groningen for two years was signed. Spijkerman has a commitment for a season.
Buijs, between 2004 and 2006 77 duels played for Groningen, is now a trainer at amateurclub Cossacks Boys. With the team from Werkendam state Buijs currently second in the Second Division.
FC Groningen reported Wednesday that both trainers at a later time, to be officially presented. “The club wants at this moment in time, all attention and energy on the here and now and Buijs, focuses on his current club Cossacks Boys and the course, UEFA Pro Coach Football in Zeist, that he currently follows.”
Buijs in addition to the 67-year-old Spijkerman also the current assistant coach Peter Hoekstra and coach Bas Roorda in his technical staff.
Spijkerman was earlier this season on the non-active at Ajax, where he the assistant, was also dismissed Marcel Emperor. They had just as Dennis Bergkamp to clear the field after the defeat in the KNVB-cup against FC Twente.
Spijkerman was introduced in 2011 to the Amsterdam club connected. Earlier the former goalkeeper of clubs like FC Emmen and FC Zwolle, under his wing.
Under Faber makes Groningen a moderate season, with both on and off the field with the necessary verve. So was striker Lars Veldwijk earlier this week from the selection set, because he refused to fall. The club is thirteenth in the Eredivisie.
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