NAC Breda and trainer Dijkhuizen directly from each other

NAC Breda and trainer Dijkhuizen directly from each other

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NAC Breda last Thursday, immediately said goodbye to trainer Marinus Dijkhuizen. The Brabanders see no merit in a longer collaboration with the 44-year-old South Hollander.

During the halfjaarlijke evaluation made NAC to Dijkhuizen known the expiring contract of the coach not to renew. It was decided to have the cooperation immediately terminate.

Dijkhuizen was in October 2015 was established in the Rat Verlegh Stadium. With the club he ended last season as third in the Jupiler League. In the play-offs for promotion to the Premier league was the ‘Pearl of the South’ turned off.

This season it was difficult with NAC in the Jupiler League. The ambitious club after nineteen races on the eighth place. Behind leader VVV-Venlo is ten points.

“Last summer we opted for the selection to renew and a predominantly young, ambitious players to attract. We have come to understand that this combination in the current season is not optimal,” says technical director Hans Smulders on the website of NAC.

Ex-striker He was before as a trainer affiliated with Excelsior and the English Brentford FC.


In the last few years destroying NAC many trainers. Since the departure of Ton Lokhof in 2005, not a single coach for more than two years of in Breda.

Cees Lok, John Karelse, Ernie Brandts, Robert Maaskant, Gert Aandewiel, Nebojsa Gudelj and Eric Hellemons were just like Dijkhuizen less than 24 months for the group in the Rat Verlegh Stadium.

NAC, that in the season 2014/2015, after fifteen years out of the Premier league were relegated, is the search for a successor to van Dijkhuizen started and let you know the new coach in the short term to want to prestenteren.

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