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Former national coach of Belgium, Leekens (70) is set to end career

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Former national coach of Belgium, Leekens (70) is set to end career

13 may-2020 07:17 pm
13-05-20 07:17 pm
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Georges Leekens, has decided to put an immediate end to his trainersloopbaan to set up. The seventy years of Belgian people, who are two-time national coach of Belgium, is at the end of a career of 35 years has been.

Next week I am 71 and I have had a great career, had it,” says Leekens at the Very. “Because of the corona virus, I had a lot of time to think, and I have, for the first time in 35 years, and in the spring time in my garden. Even though I feel like I am physically and mentally well, and I think it has been enough. It was fun and I enjoyed to watch it.”

Leekens has had in his career, no less than nine different clubs in Belgium, under his wing. He started out in 1984 as the coach of Club Brugge, but it was later in the group, Anderlecht, Kortrijk, Club Brugge, KV Mechelen-Sporting de Charleroi, Excelsior Mouscron, KSC Lokeren and KAA Gent.