Giovanni van Bronckhorst stops as coach of Guangzhou R&F. The previous Feyenoord coach has submitted his resignation to the Chinese language membership, his agent Guido Albers confirms.
Cup match is Van Bronckhorst’s final sport in China
“He desires to spend extra time along with his household,” says Albers. “As a result of strict corona guidelines, he hasn’t seen his household for the reason that starting of March. It was a terrific journey in a brand new competitors, however now it is sufficient.”
Van Bronckhorst was appointed at Guangzhou R&F in January, however as a result of corona disaster, the membership solely performed its first sport beneath his management in July. The Van Bronckhorst contract in Guangzhou, a metropolis of hundreds of thousands in southwest China, continued for an additional yr.
Jean-Paul van Gastel, video analyst Yöri Bosschaart and conditioning coach Arno Philips will even go away the membership, which completed eleventh within the Chinese language Tremendous League, which consists of sixteen golf equipment this autumn.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst in April on the coaching floor of Guangzhou R&F. (Photograph: Professional Pictures)
Wednesday night time’s cup match in opposition to Shandong Luneng was the final match of Guangzhou R&F led by the Dutch trainers.
Partly as a result of a aim by Richairo Zivkovic, Van Bronckhorst’s workforce got here again from a 2-0 deficit to 2-2, however then Shandong Luneng was higher within the penalty shootout (5-4). Graziano Pellè was within the base at Shandong Luneng.
Guangzhou R&F was Van Bronckhorst’s second membership. He was finally accountable at Feyenoord from 2015 to 2019, with which he took the nationwide title in 2017 and received two KNVB cups (2016 and 2018).