The bullet is through the church. What for weeks in the air, today or tomorrow confirmed. Gert Verheyen is the new T1 of KV Oostende, bosom friend Franky Van der Elst is his assistant. Adnan Custovic gets today to hear that the exit beckons.
According to the newspapers of de Persgroep get current T1 Adnan Custovic today to hear that his ride at KV Oostende on it after the end of Play-off II, a competition in which the kustjongens no significant role could play. It is sports director Hugo Broos that the message will be communicated.
That the helm is taken by Gert Verheyen and Franky Van der Elst, has long been no surprise. The name of Verheyen is specifically mentioned, and it was a matter of choosing the right moment to relay the message to the world. That will be today or tomorrow happen. In addition to Van der Elst brings Verheyen Patrick Creemers of the trainersstaf of the national U19. Creemers takes on the goalies. Physical coach Joost Desender, an ex-Club Brugge, will remain on post at KVO.
Verheyen and Van der Elst forms is currently already a duo at the Belgian football association where she is the national U19 in their hands. In the past they also played many years together at Club Brugge and the national team. For the 47-year-old Canadian is the first trainersjob at club level, the 56-year-old Van der Elst was in the past already worked as coach of the GBA, Lokeren, Brussels and Lommel United. His last trainersjob was in resembled Roeselare.
With the duo Verheyen – Van der Elst choose Ostend, clearly a down to earth approach in which discipline is paramount.