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Genk role for Vandereycken

Published: Wednesday 21 April 2004, 17.55CET
Belgian coach René Vandereycken will leave Dutch club FC Twente and return home to take charge of KRC Genk.

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Published: Wednesday 21 April 2004, 17.55CET

Genk role for Vandereycken

Belgian coach René Vandereycken will leave Dutch club FC Twente and return home to take charge of KRC Genk.
Coach René Vandereycken will leave Dutch club FC Twente at the end of the season and return home to take charge of Belgian side KRC Genk.

Two-year contract
The 48-year-old will take up the post on 1 July having signed a two-year contract today. He will be the permanent successor to Dutchman Sef Vergoossen, who stood down two weeks ago, and will work in tandem with Genk's new technical director Ariel Jacobs.

Coaching credentials
A former Belgian international midfield player, Vandereycken has coached in his home country, Germany and the Netherlands. He started his coaching career with KAA Gent before moving to R. Standard de Liège, RWD Molenbeek, RSC Anderlecht, FSV Mainz 05 and Twente.

Last updated: 21/04/04 18.41CET

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