Ruud Bread believes there is still in that NAC Breda to direct relegation from the Premier league can escape. The new coach of the Brabant club realizes, however, that he for a difficult job.
“It will be difficult, but we have the hope to never give up,” says the 56-year-old Bread Monday compared to Omroep Brabant.
He was last Friday by NAC was appointed as the successor of Mitchell van der Gaag, who last week resigned. Also clubicoon Rob Penders left at the hekkensluiter in the Premier league.
Bread was on Monday for the first time on the training ground in Breda. “It is for the boys, of course, get used to it. The situation is so changed”, he means the departure of Van der Gaag and Penders.
“I see that the players have a hard time’
NAC is in the Premier league firmly on the bottom. With eight speelrondes for the bow amounts to the backlog in number sixteen of The County, and number seventeen FC Emmen eight points.
“I know not whether the faith is gone. I see that they have a hard time through all of those disappointments,” said Bread. “The group would like to, but up until now that have not succeeded. We must have faith, otherwise we can just as well stop.”
After the winter break picked up NAC only a point in the home games against FC Groningen (0-0) ADO Den Haag (1-1). The other seven duels were lost.
Disappointment at NAC Breda after the 0-4-thuisnederlaag against FC Utrecht. (Photo: Pro Shots)
Bread came eight years as a player for NAC
Bread came as a player between 1990 and 1998 for NAC. In 1997 he started his trainerscarrière as an assistant at the club from Breda. After seven years he started with Helmond Sport on his first job as head coach, and he also at Heracles Almelo, RKC, Roda and NEC at the helm.
“I have a huge commitment to and affinity with the club,” said the born Gorinchemmer. “It’s not the easiest road, but that was one of the reasons to get back on the field. If NAC passes, then you go do that.”
Next Sunday will resume NAC the league with a home match against VVV-Venlo.
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