Former professional soccer player Tim Smolders is the new assistant of Jacky Mathijssen with the Belgian national team at the min 19-year-olds, so made the Royal Belgian Football association (belgian football association) Tuesday, known.
The almost 38-year-old Smolders was without an employer since his contract with amateurclub Zwevezele at the beginning of July ended. Previously, he was at Cercle Brugge, AA Gent and Club Brugge at the start. In the Belgian first division, the former midfielder almost three hundred matches on the counter.
Now, with Pieter-Jan Sabbe is also a goalkeeping coach is identified, the technical staff of Mathijssen gradually form. The Limburger is even but since the end of June a coach, as a successor of the to KV Oostende left Gert Verheyen. Mathijssen was without a team since his dismissal from the Greek Larissa in september 2017, a mere eleven days after his arrival.
From 5 to 10 september to work the U19 of Mathijssen an internship in the national training centre in Tubize, to finish with a match against England.