Fortuna let the KNVB to case-Oliseh look and sets Hofland as assistant

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Fortuna Sittard submit statements of Sunday Oliseh to the arbitration committee of the KNVB. The Wednesday fired coach accused the Jupiler League club of illegal practices. Kevin Hofland was on Thursday appointed as the new online assistant coach of the Limburg club.

“Fortuna recognizes is absolutely not in these accusations, which are not by Sunday Oliseh are internally ventilated,” writes the club in a statement.

After his resignation, tweeted the 43-year-old Oliseh: “I’m on non-active set by Fortuna Sittard, because I refused to participate in illegal practices and violating the law.”

The club will in the coming period, did not elaborate on “any new baseless accusations by Oliseh to the address of the club” and therefore displays the single statement.

“Fortuna will be legal countermeasures. If there from the side of the KNVB questions in this context, Fortuna Sittard fully open for internal research in order to show that the allegations are totally unfounded”, reports the club.

“In order to not further escalate, will Fortuna Sittard further positions during the upcoming KNVB arbitration procedure is further motivated to explain. Fortuna Sittard has all the confidence in a good outcome of the case.”

Disturbed employment relationship

The Nigerian trainer was from december 2016, working in Sittard. The club performed under his leadership excellent: Fortuna runs along the top of the First Division and seized the second periodetitel.

The resignation of the former player of Ajax, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund had no sporting reasons. “Reason is the repeatedly culpable act for a longer period of time by the trainer against multiple persons in the organization,” motivated Fortuna his decision Wednesday.

“Fortuna Sittard is in the decision to take Sunday Oliseh on non-active is explicitly not given a lot of thought,” writes the club on Thursday. “The countless culpable acts as well as the disturbed employment relationship on the side of Oliseh have Fortuna, unfortunately, decide to put him on non-active.”

It is still unclear when the arbitration committee of the Dutch fa (KNVB) focusing on the dispute between Fortuna and Oliseh.

See also:
Peer Oliseh blames Fortuna participation in ‘illegal activities’


Compared to the forced departure of Oliseh is the arrival of Hofland. The former international stops as a youth coach at PSV to Fortuna as an assistant to get started. He is in Sittard, the right hand of interim coach Claudio Braga.

Hofland began in 1997, his pro career at Fortuna, then came out in the Eredivisie. Later played the former defender for PSV eindhoven, VfL Wolfsburg, Feyenoord and Cyprus for Larnaca.

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