Fortuna Sittard director Ivo Pfennings didn’t wish to hearth Kevin Hofland. However when the outcomes have been disappointing and confidence waned, he could not assist however let him go.
Hofland was beneath stress as a result of Fortuna hardly took any factors. Nevertheless, Pfennings didn’t simply wish to dismiss him. “Everybody is aware of that I might have preferred to maintain Kevin. We had a plan with Kevin: he’ll get his diploma after which grow to be head coach. I used to be like, let’s watch till the winter break”, Pfennings says at L1 Radio.
“You discover that there was inadequate belief, additionally from the proprietor. We mentioned this extensively with one another and eventually determined to say goodbye to one another,” he continues.
Initially, that was not Pfennings’s want. “I made my standpoint clear. We might play matches during which we needed to take the factors, so I nonetheless had sufficient confidence. We performed properly towards Ajax, AZ and PSV. However towards Twente, Heerenveen, Zwolle and Emmen, after we received the factors. was not as we wished. Then the place of the coach comes up for dialogue. “