Erwin Koeman acts no longer as an interim head coach of Fenerbahçe. The brother of the Dutch coach, Ronald Koeman, when the Turkish club to give way for Ersun Yanal, the coach that Fenerbahçe for the last champion was. With Yanal on the bank was ‘Fener’ in the 2013-2014 season far and away the best club in Turkey.
The almost 57-year-old Turk is already the third coach this season from Fenerbahçe. Phillip Cocu had to be at the end of October to leave after a poor start to the season. His assistant Erwin Koeman sat since then as hotel manager at the bank. With only fourteen points out of fifteen matches played is Fenerbahçe in the Süper Lig on the penultimate place. The team of Koeman lost Thursday in the Europa League by Spartak Trnava (1-0). Fenerbahçe, however, was already sure of hibernation, in the group of Anderlecht for second place after Dinamo Zagreb.
The now 57-year-old Koeman as head coach in addition to Feyenoord, RKC Waalwijk (two periods), FC Utrecht and FC Eindhoven under his wing. At Southampton worked with Erwin Koeman as his assistant Ronald, who is now coach of Orange. Erwin Koeman was self-employed as coach of Hungary. As a player he came five years for KV Mechelen (1985-1990), during the heyday of the club.