Bert van Marwijk is going to be next season to get started as coach of the United Arab Emirates. The 66-year-old trainer is currently active on the PSV, where he as a sounding board, serves on head coach Mark van Bommel.
The experienced coach signs for four years in the United Arab Emirates and will on Thursday at a press conference be proposed.
As coach of Orange brought Van Marwijk with Orange in 2010, the world cup final. Later he had the national teams of Saudi Arabia and Australia under his care.
If clubtrainer worked with Van Marwijk at Fortuna Sittard, Feyenoord, Borussia Dortmund and Hamburger SV. His biggest success was the win of the UEFA Cup with Feyenoord in 2002.
Van Marwijk makes the current season as a sounding board of his son-in-law Van Bommel. May he who function at PSV combine with the bondscoachschap of the United Arab Emirates.
UAE took this year’s semi-final, Asia Cup
The United Arab Emirates were at the beginning of this year’s host of the Asia Cup, in which the in the quarter-final was too strong for defending champion Australia (1-0). The host country lost in the semi-finals with a 4-0 lead from the eventual winner Qatar.
The Italian Alberto Zaccheroni acted up to that tournament as coach of the current no. 67 in the world ranking. Since then, his duties on an interim basis observed by Saleem Abdelrahman.
It is not yet known at what countries Van Marwijk the need to take in the qualification for the world cup of 2022 in Qatar. The draw is later this year.