Olde Riekerink, due to disappointing results, layoffs at Galatasaray

Olde Riekerink, due to disappointing results, layoffs at Galatasaray

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Jan Olde Riekerink has been told that, due to disappointing results, has been fired as coach of Galatasaray. That was the Tuesday after the board meeting, announced by chairman Dursun Özbek.

Turkish media reported Monday that it onslag upcoming. Galatasaray went Sunday in their own stadium surprisingly crashed against degradatiekandidaat Kayserispor (1-2).

Olde Riekerink moved in march last year of the function of head of training to the hoofdtrainerschap. The 53-year-old coach replaced at the time the sacked Mustafa Denizli.

Galatasaray won under the leadership of Olde Riekerink the Turkish cup. This season started in the last few weeks less and less well. Three of the last five official matches were lost, after the board Tuesday surgery.


Wesley Sneijder and Nigel de Jong occupy ‘Cim Bom Bom’ is currently the third place in the Süper Lig, with a lag of respectively five and three points at fellow citizens Besiktas and Istanbul Basaksehir.

According to Turkish media is Igor Tudor within a short time, presented as the successor of Olde Riekerink. The Croatian, a former player of the Italian club, Juventus, is now head coach at Karabük, the current number ten in Turkey.

Olde Riekerink was previously as a head coach employed at KAA Gent and FC Emmen. In addition, he served as assistant at FC Porto and Metallurgist Donetsk and he held several positions at Ajax.

View the programme and the position in the Süper Lig

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