Sunday Oliseh wins Bronze Bull Award of Best Coach [2017]

Sunday Oliseh has won the Bronze Bull award of Best Coach in the first half of the Dutch second division this season.

Dutch football club, Fortuna Sittard coached by Sunday Oliseh also had their 17-year old team captain Perr Schuurs clinch the Bronze Bull award as the Best Talent in the first half of the Dutch second division this season.

In his reaction, Sunday Oliseh who was voted the best trainer said:

“I am very honored to win this prize because this is the result of hard work and a lot of help from my players, fans, assistants, our chairman Isitan Gün and above all God.”

Meanwhile, Turkish businessman and Fortuna Sittard Club Chairman Isita Gün is very pleased with the awards.

According to the Chairman:

“The whole club is very proud of Perr and Sunday. We may have missed the title in the first season, these Bronze Bulls indicate that we are on the right track. Everyone in the club has given a strong energy boost for the club to stay on the road and even take a step further. This is really great!”

After taking over as coach of Fortuna last season, Oliseh helped the club to escape relegation.

This season, Oliseh led Fortuna to a club record eight consecutive home victory.

He recorded his highest away win as a coach with a 6-0 victory against Telstar in September.

Also, he got Fortuna into the third round of the Dutch Cup for the first time in 18 years following a 3-0 win against Go Ahead Eagles in October.

Fortuna Sittard are currently third in the second division.

Sunday Oliseh is the only head coach from sub-Saharan Africa coaching in professional European football.

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