On Wednesday, FC Groningen brought out the news that Danny Buijs will be in control of the Eredivisionist from next season. The former midfielder of the Pride of the North says to RTV Noord that he is proud and happy with the appointment for the next two years.
Buijs left Groningen for Feyenoord in 2006, but the transfer did not run smoothly at the time:”I left a bit annoyingly at that time, in the middle of the season, but I left an incredibly good feeling of that period at FC Groningen. I have also kept a lot of contact with the people”, says 35-year-old Buijs, who will be assisted by Hennie Spijkerman.
For weeks the story has been circulating that Buijs Ernest Faber was to succeed and Groningen made the news public on Wednesday afternoon. Since then, Buijs’s phone has become red-hot:”I just drive away at a course day and I see that my message box has exploded”, according to the current trainer of Cossacks Boys, who is following a course’ coach paid football’ now,”The planning is that we will complete it at the end of April or the beginning of May.
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