Some of the signs until end of season as new coach ADO Den Haag

Some of the signs until end of season as new coach ADO Den Haag

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Alfons Groenendijk follows Zeljko Petrovic as coach of ADO Den Haag. The 52-year-old artist from leiden signed a contract until the end of the season with an option for another two years, reports the club Wednesday.

In addition to Groenendijk extends ADO’s technical staff with Dirk Heesen, who as an assistant to the premiere league club.

Also Robert Maaskant was in the picture to fill the vacancy in The Hague to fill, but according to the regional broadcaster has the choice to Groenendijk in conjunction with Heesen cases because Martin Jol, who, on behalf of the cultuurbewakers HFC in the Board of directors, is pleased with the duo.

ADO continued Tuesday Petrovic on the street. The clubleiding had insufficient confidence that the Montenegrijn the tide could turn.

ADO is busy after 21 speelrondes only the sixteenth place in the ranking and should gradually fear for relegation to the Jupiler League. The team plays Saturday against hekkensluiter Go Ahead Eagles, who have only one point less.


Groenendijk left last summer after one season as coach at Excelsior and was sitting since then without club. He had earlier, Willem II, FC Den Bosch and Jong Ajax under his wing.

Both Groenendijk as Heesen has a history in The Hague. Groenendijk played from 1982 to 1987 for ADO, while Heesen 1992 to 1998, the shirt of the residentieclub wore.

As a trainer worked Heesen at FC Oss, Willem II (assistant) and Queens Park Rangers (assistant). At the latter club was the 47-year-old Utrechter in november dismissed.

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