In the early morning of September 24, Beijing time, the Dutch team officially announced that De Boer will be the coach of the team. He will replace Koeman who has gone to Barcelona to coach and lead the team in next year's European Cup and the 2022 World Cup.
The official website of the Dutch team wrote: "It can now be confirmed that Flanders De Boer has been appointed as the national team coach. He will be in charge of the team for the next two years. The contract period includes the 2022 World Cup in Qatar."
"As a player, De Boer played for the Dutch team for the first time in a friendly match with Italy in 1990. He played 112 times for the Dutch team. This number is only higher than that of Sneijder and Van der Sar. In addition, his The club career is also brilliant. Whether Ajax or Barcelona, he has achieved good enough results."
"As a coach, De Boer's coaching career also began in Amsterdam. He has had formal coaching experience at Ajax, Inter Milan, Crystal Palace and Atlanta United. During the World Cup in South Africa, he also assisted the Dutch national team coach Van Mare. Vic."