Danny Blind is by Ajax on 23 april nominated to join the supervisory Board. At the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders shall be decided on its accession.
The former coach of Orange should be the successor to Theo van Duivenbode, who recently resigned from the dissatisfaction about the technical policy of the Amsterdam club.
“After the departure of van Duivenbode, we went looking for a suitable successor”, says supervisory board chairman Leo van Wijk on the website of Ajax. “A fellow commissioner who is concerned with the voetbalportefeuille going to focus. Someone who has the necessary experience brings with it and, preferably, following his departure to chelsea, and the club knows well.”
“We were delighted when we Danny Blind showed interest. Danny more than meets the criteria we have in mind, so I am very pleased that we have him for can wear as a candidate.”
Blind played as a defender between 1986 and 1999 372 matches for Ajax. Hijw as captain when Ajax in the 1995 Champions League and the world cup for clubs, won.
Then was the 42-fold international of Orange director spelersbeleid, youth coach, head of youth, head coach and assistenttrainer in the Arena.
As head coach performance Blind disappointing. Under his leadership, Ajax in the 2005/2006 season only fourth. At the end of the season he was by then technical director Martin van Geel fired.
Blind joined in 2012 in the service of the KNVB, where he is assistant-coach of Louis van gaal and Guus Hiddink. After the resignation of Hiddink was Blind in 2015 itself coach.
He was in march 2017 dismissed after a 2-0 defeat against Bulgaria, allowing qualification of the world cup 2018 out of sight hit.