#Lionesses: Arjan Veurink to join Sarina Wiegman as assistant coach

Arjan Veurink to assist Sarina Wiegman
Arjan Veurink and Sarina Wiegman. (PA Images)

Sarina Wiegman has confirmed she will bring Netherlands assistant coach Arjan Veurink with her when she joins the Lionesses after the Tokyo Olympics.

Wiegman’s request to bring Veurink with her to lead the Lionesses was agreed in August last year as part of The FA’s deal to secure the world-class coach.

The Royal Dutch FA have now approved the request to release Veurink in order to continue their partnership on the international stage with England.

Wiegman and Veurink have worked together since 2017, leading the Oranje to the European title in the same year and reaching the final of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 in France.

Previously, Veurink was head coach of FC Twente women, winning the KNVB Cup, four championship titles and qualifying for the UEFA Women’s Champions League under his leadership.

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