Technical director Aztopal departs at 1 January at Fortuna Sittard

Fortuna Sittard should be looking for a new technical director. Mustafa Aztopal has decided as of 1 January to leave the Eredivisie club.

Aztopal was in the summer of 2017 appointed by Fortuna, that last season’s promotion to the Premier league afdwong. After more than 1.5 years is the director to a new challenge.

“I have not only the promotion to experience, I let the team now is well behind,” says Aztopal Thursday at the site of Fortuna. “I’ve done my best for the club and have tried to contribute to the success. I am forever a ‘Fortunees’.”

The tasks of Aztopal be temporarily taken over by managing director Ivo Pfennings, which is supported by technical manager Sjoerd Ars.

Pfennings frustrated by the departure of Aztopal. “Mustafa has been part of our organization during a very successful period. There is now a representative team that performs well in the Premier league and the cup competition. I can only but respect for.”

Fortuna is currently in tenth place in the Premier league. The team of coach René Eijer, that Sunday in The Cockpit yet surprisingly of Feyenoord won, close the first half of the season Saturday night against FC Groningen.

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