Feyenoord must be at the end of the season to say goodbye to head coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst. That made the Rotterdam club Thursday afternoon announced on its website. The 43-year-old Van Bronckhorst took the decision after four seasons the door behind him to close to pull in the Cockpit.
Under the direction of the former to the left holds the Club in the spring of 2017, its first national championship in eighteen seasons. Van Bronckhorst led his team the past few years, also to two times earnings in the KNVB Cup (2016 and 2018) and two Supercups (2017 and 2018).
Preliminary focuses the born and bred Rotterdammer still on his work. “There is still much to be this season to fight,” said Van Bronckhorst. “We need European football to secure, through the league or the cup. I feel like and I look forward to it. At the same time, I have thought a lot or I after this season is still one or more years of head coach of the Team wants to continue. That was a very difficult decision, because Feyenoord is in my heart. However, in my career I have always made my feelings followed, and my feeling now says that I should not do. It is good this way.”
Feyenoord in the Eredivisie after eighteen days third, with 36 points. It has, however, already a street behind leader PSV (49 pts) and first pursuer Ajax (47 pts). In the Dutch cup, the Rotterdam Wednesday night in the semi-finals after a win against Fortuna Sittard (4-1).