De Boer is appointed coach of the Netherlands

Former Ajax and Inter coach Frank de Boer has been appointed coach of the Dutch national team.

The 50-year-old, De Boer has signed a two-year contract with the Dutch Football Federation. And will lead the Dutch national team to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

The former Ajax and Barcelona defender, who made 112 appearances for the national team, will succeed Ronald Koeman. After the latter was appointed Barca coach in August.

De Boer ran clubs like Inter and Crystal Palace briefly. Before taking over at Atlanta United from December 2018 to July 2020.

He was Bert van Marwijk’s assistant coach at the 2010 World Cup. When the Netherlands reached the final and won the Dutch title four times as Ajax coach from 2010 to 2016.

His first match as Netherlands coach will be a friendly against Mexico on October 7th.

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