Louis van Gaal Team Manager Netherlands Team

The Royal Netherlands Football Association and Louis van Gaal have reached an agreement about a contract as the team manager of the Netherlands from August 1 2012 till the World Cup 2014 in Brazil.

Louis van Gaal: “I am happy the KNVB asked me for this job. This is the challenge I was waiting for. It is no secret that it was my wish to become head coach of a national team with an ambition and potential of winning”

CEO Bert van Oostveen is satisfied as well and is looking forward to the cooperation with Van Gaal: “We are happy that we have reached an agreement. We were looking for an experienced manager with personal and professional authority. We know him as a dedicated and very inspired manager.”