Guus Hiddink Quit Netherlands

Guus-Hiddink

Coach of the Netherlands national team, Guus Hiddink has resigned from his role as the top boss on Monday, the country’s football association KNVB said.

According to reports, Hiddink handed over to assistant Danny Blind, with the Dutch third in their Euro 2016 qualifying group, facing the possibility of a playoff tie to win a spot at next year’s championship in France.

This will be second time the 68-year old will be leaving the Netherlands hot seat, vacating the seat for the first time in 1998 after the Oranje boys were defeated on penalties by Brazil at the World Cup in France.

Hiddink has been under a lot of criticism from fans, after a series of mediocre performances from the national team during the qualifiers for Euro 2016. Although the Dutch team reached the semifinals at last years World Cup finishing third in the process, they have only managed to win only four of their last ten matches, drawing one and loosing five.

 

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