New coach De Boer says thrilling Dutch crew have shiny future | Soccer Information

AMSTERDAM: Frank de Boer says he’s wanting ahead to working with an thrilling era of Dutch gamers and assured that the Netherlands are getting ready to a profitable run in world soccer.
De Boer was appointed as Netherlands coach on Wednesday and offered to the media on Friday because the substitute for Ronald Koeman, who has taken over at Barcelona.
“I am right here to win and to make sure we get outcomes. Now we have the standard gamers to do it. I used to be proud as a participant to placed on the nationwide crew shirt and it’s a actually particular second for me to be right here as nationwide coach,” mentioned the 50-year-old, who received 112 caps as a participant and was assistant coach when the Dutch reached the 2010 World Cup closing.
The Netherlands missed out on the final World Cup in Russia and likewise the 2016 European Championship in France however certified for Euro 2020, postponed to subsequent 12 months. De Boer’s contract is thru to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
“I see a really productive interval forward of us and an opportunity to do one thing particular. We’d like that after lacking two huge tournaments. There’s a lot younger expertise knocking on the door now,” he added.
The Netherlands confirmed exceptional enchancment beneath Koeman over the past two years, not solely qualifying for Euro 2020 but additionally reaching the ultimate of the inaugural Nations League final 12 months.
“I am not Koeman 2.0. I’ve my very own strategy and I am not going to repeat another person however I would like to remain on the identical path as him. It is on my to-do checklist to speak to him,” De Boer mentioned.
De Boer begins with three matches subsequent month – a pleasant in opposition to Mexico in Amsterdam on Oct. 7 after which Nations League matches in Bosnia on Oct. 11 and Italy on Oct. 14.

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