Ronald Koeman, offered to the Dutch media right now as he begins his second stint with the Netherlands, admitted he has one thing to show on his return.
Koeman was first appointed nationwide coach with the Netherlands within the doldrums after failing to qualify for the 2016 European Championship and 2018 World Cup. He led the crew to a runner-up end within the inaugural Nations League and was set to educate the crew on the 2020 European Championship earlier than it was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
he has one thing to show in second stint
However when his dream job – teaching Barcelona – opened up after Quique Setin was fired, Koeman give up and moved again to the membership the place he made his title as an uncompromising defender and the place he nonetheless lives.
Koeman lasted lower than two seasons at Barcelona earlier than being fired because the membership struggled within the Spanish league and Champions League.
Qualifiers for the European Championship
Now he says he has one thing to show.
“I have to demonstrate I can be a successful coach who is successful at a major tournament,” he stated. “The first step is qualifiers for the European Championship that begins in March.”
Koeman’s first match within the qualification spherical is a tricky one – the Netherlands performs dropping World Cup finalist France on March 24 in Paris. Additionally within the qualification group are Eire, Greece and Gibraltar.