Old-following his departure to chelsea Oliseh follows coach Van Dael on at Fortuna Sittard


Old-following his departure to chelsea Oliseh follows coach Van Dael on at Fortuna Sittard

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Fortuna Sittard has Sunday Oliseh has been appointed as head coach. The Nigerian follows the fired Ben van Dael at the number eighteen of the Jupiler League.

The 42-year-old following his departure to chelsea signs a contract until mid-2018, with an option for an additional season at the Limburgers, report Fortuna on the club.

Oliseh offered in February of this year his resignation as coach of Nigeria. The 54-times international was not even one year in service with the national association. Previously, he was for some time employed as head coach in the Belgian RCS Vervietois.

On January 2, leads Oliseh his first training session with Fortuna. “With Sunday choose Fortuna for a trainer who is young and ambitious, the vision and where players compete to watch”, praises shareholder Isitan Gün of Fortuna fortunately, with the advent of the Nigerian.

“We were looking for someone that is attractive football, combined with the sheer will to win. In Sunday we think this trainer to have found it. The past few days he has all the matches of Fortuna already viewed, so that Sunday on January 2, well prepared to work begins.”


As a player, Oliseh in the Netherlands mostly known for his time at Ajax. He took in the season 1997/1998 the doubles and captured a year later the KNVB-cup. The rechtspoot was good for eight competitiegoals in his two seasons in Amsterdam.

In 1999, moved the defensive midfielder to Juventus, and then also still come out for Borussia Dortmund and VfL Bochum. Before his time at Ajax he played at 1. FC Köln, Reggiana and RFC Liège.

Oliseh was Nigeria, and active in the world CHAMPIONSHIPS of 1994 and 1998, won the African Cup in 1994 and picked up olympic voetbalgoud at the Games of 1996.

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