Stegeman hopes after sensitive connection to and understanding of Go Ahead-fans

Trainer John Stegeman understands that the supporters of Go Ahead Eagles not be happy with his sensitive switch to rival PEC Zwolle. The Guardian hopes, nevertheless, that they there also a little bit of understanding can muster.

“Always when you don’t expect, is there such a thing along. I have long thought about and am certainly not a overnight process. I’m also not an idiot, I understand all the sentiments,” he said Wednesday at VI.

“But I have a path in my head for myself as a trainer. I also have a dream to achieve. And that dream is to get as high as possible, to come as a trainer. This is an opportunity, a next step in to a stable Premier league club.”

Stegeman ran on Tuesday in a bizarre way promotion wrong with Go Ahead Eagles and made a day later, announced that he for two years, at provinciegenoot PEC Zwolle, with an option for another season.

The 42-year-old Epenaar surprised last summer by Fc Heracles Almelo, in exchange for Eerstedivisionist Go Ahead Eagles. He then gave to know that clubliefde played a major role in that choice.

The players Go Ahead mourn after missing out on promotion. (Photo: Pro Shots)

“I’m all empty now’

Stegeman coached the previous season ailing Go Ahead to the play-offs to promotion. The Deventenaren seemed Tuesday to actually get promoted, but in the last second, it went wrong against RKC Waalwijk: 4-5.

“I have my life and soul over the past year in Go Ahead put. That we on a after her promotion, miss, is a nightmare scenario. And still, I hope that I have the basis I can lay for future success Go Ahead,” said Stegeman.

“We hope they have of course again soon in the Eredivisie. Of course it hurts, I’m totally blank now. Here, I want to be in, I hope for a little understanding.”

Stegeman is at PEC Zwolle this season for a long time fought against relegation, the successor of Jaap Stam, which, in turn, Giovanni van Bronckhorst replacing at Feyenoord.

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