Ajax Promotes Keizer to Head Coach i

Newly promoted Ajax coach Marcel Keizer. (Photo courtesy of Ajax Amsterdam)

By : Mark Gleeson | on 12:12 PM June 18, 2017
Category : Sports, Football

Amsterdam. Ajax Amsterdam has named Marcel Keizer as head coach in place of Peter Bosz, the club said on Saturday (17/06).

The 48-year-old was signed last year to coach the Ajax reserve team, which competes in the second tier of Dutch football and finished the season as runner-up,

Keizer has been handed a two-year contract with the senior squad.

He coached previously at SC Cambuur, where he also spent most of a playing career that started with four appearances for Ajax's first team in the 1987-88 season.

Bosz departed after one season in charge to take over at Germany's Borussia Dortmund having taken Ajax to the Europa League final, which it lost 2-0 to Manchester United, and second place in the Dutch league behind Feyenoord.

Reuters

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