Dutch Duo Clarence and Patrick Kluivert united by the coaching job they got last August with the Cameroon national selection are set to move apart from each other after Kluivert announced that in an interview with Netherlands based media outlet Voetbal International that he intends to continue his career as a coach on a long term as a head coach and not as an assistant to a head coach.
Kluivert’s declaration comes one year into his time as a deputy coach under Seedorf and just two weeks after the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon under his guidance as deputy to Seedorf were knocked out of the ongoing AFCON tournament by Nigeria.
Kluivert enjoyed a successful career as a player on the books of great clubs like Ajax,Milan, Barcelona, Newcastle,Lille amonsgt others in a 14 years senior club career that took him to clubs in 5 European countries.
Since his retirement as a player in 2008,the 43 year old has been assistant manager at AZ Akmar, Brisbane Roar,NEC, Netherlands and Cameroon National teams plus head coach of Curacao, Ajax Youth and Sporting Director of PSG.
kick442.com tips Seedorf Clarence as one of the favourite coaches to be out of work the next time(not too long from now deducing from our findings) appointment of different National team coaches for Cameroon will be done. Given that with a better group of players than coach Hugo’s 2017 Champions, Seedorf created the record of the worst performance of any Cameroon team that have ever entered the AFCON as defending Champions, exiting the subsequent tournament in the round of 16.
kick442.com understands both coaches signed a contract with a duration of a longer period than a year.
But we have not gotten contact with the performance clause in their contract which is a possible point that lead to a contract termination of that happens. Seedorf’s win rate of 33% as Coach of Cameroon leaves much to be desired given he won just 4 of 12 games since his appointment last yea
Kluivert’s declaration may just be a kicker ahead of events that may lead to the wilderness of joblessness in the coaching business.
Angu Lesley in Cairo