Oliseh Suspended By Fortuna Sittard Over Strained Relations With Players

Dutch club Fortuna Sittard suspended former Nigeria captain Sunday Oliseh on Wednesday afternoon due to his frosty relationship with players, staff and management of the club.

Oliseh had been under fire with the higher-ups at Fortuna Sittard with the club suffering four defeats in a row and he fell out with the owner of the club Isitan Gün, who was unhappy with his behavior

”Several attempts by the club to encourage a change in the coach’s behaviour have unfortunately not worked, resulting in an unworkable situation,” Fortuna Sittard said in a press release.

“The board of Fortuna Sittard emphasizes that the decision to suspend Sunday Oliseh is not motivated by the current sporting performance.

“The coach’s unacceptable actions have made cooperation between many people within the organization impossible – from players to employees.

“Fortuna Sittard regrets the decision, but states that the club interest goes above all else.”

Oliseh was appointed coach of Fortuna Sittard in December 2016 and leaves with the club placed third in the Eerste Divisie and already qualifying for the promotion playoffs.

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