The selection of Fortuna Sittard is Monday night at the Market in Sittard with great interest, to be honored for the promotion to the Premier league.
The players of Fortuna were from the beginning of the evening on a flat cart by Sittard driven. Around 19.10 hours they arrived at the Market, where they are under the watchful eye of thousands of supporters were honored.
Trainer Kevin Hofland got under the cheer, equally the word, and made an emotional appeal to the supporters. “I want to ask you to do one minute really hard to clap for the people who sadly have passed away. Also before this promotion,” he said, after which a loud applause followed.
With the joint singing of the original club song was the promotion once again celebrated by the many fans, who, late in the afternoon on the packed market square had gathered for the return of their club in the Premier league to celebrate.
Fortuna returns next season after an absence of sixteen years back in the Premier league. The People insured themselves Saturday night promotion via a 1-0 thuiszege on Jong PSV.
In 2002, relegated Fortuna from the Premier league and then the club had the years of both financial as well as sporting very heavy. A merger with Roda JC had in 2009, offer a solution, but it ricocheted off. The KNVB then withdrew the license of the club, but that was later granted.
Fortuna had the title at one point to Ajax. NEC grabbed the number three next to the prices and should through the play-offs is still promotion to the Premier league to see to enforce.
Ajax champion in the Jupiler League Fortuna Sittard promoted