Why Marco van Basten quits national team of the Netherlands for FIFA job? In the last two weeks, Assistant coach Marco van Basten is the second person who has announced their departure. Do you know why this is happening? Let’s have a look below.
Van Basten quits Netherlands National Football Team
The coach was planning to give up his role by the end of this year, but on Tuesday leadership crises took a different twist i.e. a week before 2018 World Cup Campaign. He is second assistance of Danny Blind who has decided to depart from the team. All this happens when Dick Advocaat decided to take over in the form of head coach of Turkish side Fenerbahce. KNVB (the Dutch football association) has confirmed that the Van Basten is leaving to position to start work with Global sport’s governing body.As per him, “FIFA has offered him a chance to work for reform and development of football. I will also be happy in sharing my ideas for various issues like Development programs, Refereeing, Playing Rules.
Dutch people are saying that fallout between KNVB and Gullit has dominated Dutch’s sport and that too at the time when the team was planning to make a fresh start for the world cup. The team was not able to make through Euro 2016 finals in France, now this backing out twice has given a big shock to the team.
The Netherlands has to start their campaign in Sweden for 2018 World Cup on next Tuesday. So it was expected that Van Basten and Advocaat will become team coach in their own right, however, both decided to leave the team and the new coach is not decided yet.
So, it has become very difficult for the team to fix this situation. FIFA is the biggest opportunity for the team as they will get a chance to show their talent, however, without a mentor, how it will be possible.Let’s keep track to another update for getting news of the new coach.