Trainer Henk de Jong signs for three years at SC Cambuur

Henk de Jong has Wednesday a contract for three years, signed with SC Cambuur. The trainer comes in the summer to the province of Friesland, after the current season at The County has been completed.

Earlier this month showed The Young already know that he is after 2.5 years of his contract would not extend to The County. The 54-year-old coach, because the health of his wife closer to his family in Drachten.

From 2010 to 2016 was Young at Cambuur active, first as assistant and then as head coach. He obtained his phd with the club in 2013 to the Premier league and headed for relegation to the First Division when he is, in 2016, resigned.

He follows at Cambuur René Hake. The 47-year-old Drent received last week from the clubleiding to hear that his expiring contract is not renewed and that he next summer need to leave.

The Young get when Cambuur is again the decision about assistant Sandor van der Heide, who with him make the transition from Doetinchem to Friesland. The forty-year old pro signs also for three seasons.

The Young, after his earlier departure, when Cambuur is still popular among the followers. (Photo: Pro Shots)

‘Warm relationship with the club and supporters’

According to The Young is his transition to Cambuur went fast, after he had decided to leave The County. “That, of course, has everything to do with the warm relationship that I’ve always held with the club and the supporters,” he says on the website of Cambuur.

“In addition, I didn’t want to wait too long for me to be able to fully focus on the final stage of the competition. Then we go full of energy to work there with z’n all something beautiful of it at Cambuur.”

Cambuur is on its way to a mediocre season. The belgian formation occupied nine speelrondes for the end only the eleventh place in the Kitchen Champion Division and must, therefore, still full to the bak to qualify for the play-offs for promotion to the Premier league.

The Young knokt with The County to save itself in the Premier league. The Doetinchemmers after 26 duels 25 points and are on the sixteenth place.

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